Collections of Ralph Winter Writings

December 5, 2018


1. A list of Ralph Winter's articles and editorials in the International Journal of Frontier Missiology is available online and as a PDF.


Both of these formats contain links to the articles online.



2. Winter selected and published his own writings in the book, Frontiers in Mission: Discovering and Surmounting Barriers to the Missio Dei


3. Foundations of the World Christian Movement: A Reader contains mostly Winter articles that give a "taste" of Winter's way of looking at history as the fulfillment of the purposes of God.


4. Links to a print version of each of the twenty lectures for the Foundations Course are collected in this document.


5. Read Winter's short book, The Unfolding Drama of the Christian Movement, in two parts:

Part One: Chapters 1 - 10


     Chapter 1: The MEANS of World Evangelization
     Chapter 2: The Unfinished Task of World Evangelization
     Chapter 3: Penetrating the Last Frontiers
     Chapter 4: The Importance of a Strategy of Closure
     Chapter 5: The First Four Hundred Years
     Chapter 6: The Second Four Hundred Years (AD 400-800)
     Chapter 7: The Third Four Hundred Years (800—1200 AD)
     Chapter 8: The Fourth Four Hundred Years (1200-1600 AD)
     Chapter 9: The Breakdown of the Uniformitarian Hypothesis

     Chapter 10: The Fifth Expansion


Part Two: Chapters 11 - 18

     Chapter 11: The Evangelical Awakening
     Chapter 12: The Emergence of Protestant Orders, 1795-1865

     Chapter 13: The Rise of the American Protestant Mission Movement         

     Chapter 14: Student Movements in Missions
     Chapter 15: The Retreat of the West

     Chapter 16: The Legacy of Edinburgh, 1910
     Chapter 17: Missions and Church Councils
     Chapter 18: The Story of Global Civilization as of 1945


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