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Duraisingh, Christopher (ed.): Called to One Hope. The Gospel in Diverse Cultures. Geneva, WCC, 1998.
The report from the 1996 Salvador world mission conference.

Gospel and Culture pamphlets,Geneva, WCC, 1995 and 1996.

A thematic issue of the International Review of Mission on "Open Space: the African Christian Diaspora in Europe and the Quest for Human Community", July 2000.

A thematic issue of the International Review of Missionon "Towards Fullness of Life". Documents from a missiological consultation. Part 1 is on "Identity and Plurality". October 2002.

Thematic issuesof the International Review of Mission"Mission in secular and postmodern contexts" I: January 2003, II: April 2003.

Yoo-Crowe, Seongja and Crowe, Colville, (eds.): Multicultural Ministry. Report on the First International Network Forum held on 27-29 Nov. 1999 in Sydney, Australia.Sydney, Multicultural Ministry of the Uniting Church of Australia, 2000, 123 pp.

Idem (eds.): Multicultural Ministry. Report on the Second International Network Forum held on 7 – 10 May 2002 at the Redemptorist Center, Pattaya, Thailand.Sydney, International Network Forum on Multicultural Ministry in cooperation with the WCC Mission and Evangelism Team, 2002, 220 p.

Other books

Bevans, Stephen B.: Models of Contextual Theology.Maryknoll, NY, Orbis, 2002, revised and expanded edition, Faith and Culture series, 186 p.
Together with Schreiter’s "Constructing Local Theologies" (see below) a classical reference on gospel and cultures.

Legrand, Lucien: The Bible on Culture. Belonging or Dissenting? Maryknoll NY, Orbis, 2000, 190 p.
Essential introduction to this topic. Contains three parts: Israel and the nations; The cultural world of Jesus; and Paul and beyond.

Scherer, James and Bevans, Stephen B. (eds.): New Directions in Mission & Evangelization III. Faith and Culture. Maryknoll, Orbis, 1999, 240 p.
12 individual papers and three documents make this an essential reference book on the subject.

Schreiter, Robert J.: Constructing Local Theologies.Maryknoll NY, Orbis, 1985, 178 p.
A classic reference.

Sedmak, Clemens: Doing Local Theology. A guide for artisans of a new humanity. Maryknoll, NY, Orbis, 2002, 182 p.
Practical guide, including a long part on "little theologies" (stories, symbols, etc.). The author summarizes his results in 50 theses.

Volf, Miroslav: Exclusion and Embrace. A theological exploration of identity, otherness, and reconciliation. Nashville, TN, Abingdon Press, 1996, 336 p.
Essential reading.