" First published 1962. Copyright SCM Press Ltd 1962". -- verso of t.-p.
"The theological faculty of the University of Durham invited me to give the four annual pastoralia lectures in February 1961. I was asked to speak about the Christian mission, particularly in terms of the local church and its responsibilities". -- Preface.
"The Church Missionary Society's Theologian-Missioner gives the missionary facts of life about Anglican churches at home and overseas. He presents the world of the 1960s as the context of the Christian mission, the Church as its instrument, the Bible as its basis, and worship as its inspiration". -- back cover.
Contents: Preface / D.W. -- Missionary Education in the Local Church -- The World as the Context of Mission -- The Church as the Instrument of Mission -- The Bible as the Basis of Mission -- The Liturgy as the Basis of Mission.
Colophon: Printed in Great Britain by Charles Birchall and Sons Ltd, London and Liverpool.