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Ausgabe:

Januar/2018

Spalte:

152–153

Kategorie:

Missionswissenschaft

Autor/Hrsg.:

Plake, John Farquhar

Titel/Untertitel:

Missionary Expatriate Effectiveness. How Personality, Calling, and Learned Competencies Influence the Expatriate Transitions of Pentecostal Missionaries.

Verlag:

Leiden u. a.: Brill 2016. 272 S. = Global Pentecostal and Charismatic Stud­ies, 20. Kart. EUR 55,00. ISBN 978-90-04-31381-1.

Rezensent:

Oleg Dik

John Farquhar Plake’s new monograph fits within the genre of books which seek to evaluate and improve the expatriate effectiveness. P.’s particular contribution lies in explicating a theory of missionary expatriate effectiveness, which, as he claims, has been im­plicit in missiological literature. Hereby, he employs empirical research among Pentecostal leadership and 949 missionaries work-ing in 127 nations from Assemblies of God World Missions (AGWM) in order to test the validitiy of current theories. P. defines missionary expatriate effectiveness as »covariance shared by adjustment, work engagement, and job performance among missionaries.« A former missionary himself and presently adjunct professor of missions and intercultural studies at Evangel University, a Pentecostal ...


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