McGavran, Donald A. (Donald Anderson), 1897-1990

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Dates:
Birth 1897-12-15
Death 1990-07-10
Gender:
Male
English

Biographical notes:

Missionary and mission administrator, author, educator, founder of Church Growth Movement; born to missionary parents in India, 1897; educated at Butler College, Yale Divinity School and Columbia University; married Mary Elizabeth Howard, 1922; served as missionary in India with Disciples of Christ, 1923-1954; lectured and studied church growth patterns, 1955-1960; Director of the Institute of Church Growth in Eugene, OR, 1961-1965; dean of Fuller Theological Seminary's School of World Mission and Institute of Church Growth, 1965-1971; professor of missions at Fuller, 1965-1981; died 1990.

From the description of Papers of Donald Anderson and Mary Elizabeth Howard McGavran, 1906-1991, 2000. (Wheaton College). WorldCat record id: 30767663

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Subjects:

  • Church growth
  • Evangelistic work--Biblical teaching
  • Church growth--Biblical teaching
  • Church growth--Case studies
  • Evangelistic work
  • Church growth--Sermons
  • Church growth--History
  • Church growth--Study and teaching
  • Christianity and culture
  • Methodist Church--Missions
  • Missionaries--Training of
  • Missions
  • Church growth--Evaluation
  • Women in missionary work
  • Missions--Study and teaching
  • Hinduism--Doctrines
  • Church growth--Analysis
  • Church growth--Methodology
  • Church growth--Philosophy
  • Missions--Educational work

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Places:

  • India (as recorded)