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A United Methodist Mission Study
India and Pakistan
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Introduction to the Mission Study

The mission study on India and Pakistan presents the richness and diversity of the cultures of India and Pakistan. It is designed to help United Methodists in the United States explore India and Pakistan through the lenses of Christian mission education.  It also explores selected current key issues affecting both  countries, including gender issues, poverty, child labor, population, caste, illiteracy,  religious extremism, and globalization.  The study examines the complexities of the border conflict over Kashmir between the two countries.

The goal is to foster:

The study explores selected current key issues affecting both countries, including:

The study is an invitation to walk in solidarity with the churches in India and Pakistan, minority churches in a majority culture. This web site is a supplement to the printed study materials.

The year 2006 marked the 150th year of Methodist mission, ministry and heritage in India and Pakistan. This study is a fitting reminder of mission that is at once global and local - a mission that is rooted in the local, but whose wings are stretched across the globe!

Crossword Puzzle

Welcome! Click a word in the puzzle to get started.
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Glossary: A-P

Definitions are from the India and Pakistan Mission Study Guide unless otherwise noted.
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Glossary: Q-Z

Definitions are from the India and Pakistan Mission Study Guide unless otherwise noted.
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Timeline

Selected Time Line of the History of Religious Influence and Ideas
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Links

Online Resources for Learning More about India and Pakistan
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Print and Audiovisual Resources

Print and AV Resources from the General Board of Global Ministries. (If an item is out of print, please check your church library or public library.)
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