Journal of Biblical Missiology

Your hub for biblically-faithful resources on missions, Islamics, and evangelism.

Missiology (mi-sē-ˈä-lə-jē) noun

1. The theological study of the mission of the church, especially the character and purpose of missionary work.
2. The academic study of Christian mission history and methodology.

Video: Translating the Word of God, by Mike Tisdell

In this video taken at the 2018 Biblical Missiology Pre-Conference Consultation, Mike Tisdell explains core concepts of Bible translation. Covering common methods and issues in translation practice, Tisdell explores how various approaches, including Insider Movement...

[VIDEO] Muslim Idiom Translations

Mike Tisdell, Mark Durie, Georges Houssney, Adam Simnowitz and David Harriman have a discussion on Muslim idiom translations of the Bible. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jpfLX_lgVLI

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Saluting Fresh Research on Muslim-idiom Translations

Adam Simnowitz makes an important contribution to missiology with his recent thesis regarding Eugene Nida’s influence on Muslim Idiom Bible Translations (MITs). I believe that in future decades people will look back on Simnowitz’ research as a turning point—a hinge in...

Muslim Idiom Translation: Assessing So-Called Scripture Translation For Muslim Audiences With A Look Into Its Origins In Eugene A. Nida’s Theories Of Dynamic Equivalence and Cultural Anthropology: Thesis Abstract

ASSESSING SO-CALLED SCRIPTURE TRANSLATION FOR MUSLIM AUDIENCES WITH A LOOK INTO ITS ORIGINS IN EUGENE A. NIDA’S THEORIES OF DYNAMIC EQUIVALENCE AND CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY: THESIS ABSTRACT Muslim Idiom Translation (MIT) refers to an increasingly common "approach" to...

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John Piper’s Church Takes a Stand on Contextualization

Biblical Missiology writes much about contextualization and its application, both the good and bad. We do this because we believe that a healthy and good biblical theology produces good and healthy biblical missiology. That a good and healthy biblical theology of...

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