Description: The person of exile may be considered a wanderer, a nomad, a refugee, or a rebel. People of exile can be the marginalized, the disenfranchised, the outcast, the left out, and the pushed away. Different terms are used, but what defines them all is separation. Exile is a dangerous and dominant theme that runs through Scripture, through the lives of the people of Israel, and through the universal church. Women who have known the sacred place of exile are uniquely qualified to form a women's mission. The case is made for a momentum shift in missiological thinking. There is a desperate and aching need for a women's mission, which could lead the way to a women's missionary movement. The emergence of such a mission/movement is indeed fraught with skepticism and suspicion from many of those inside the church and leaders in the missionary world. But the radical, disruptive, costly following of Jesus to those ""outside the camp"" is our calling. Endorsements: ""Are you 'radicalized for mission'? Do you want to be 'radicalized for mission'? You are not alone The Sacred Place of Exile provides examples and stories of women through history, including women today who are taking the gospel and addressing issues of social injustice in the risky, out-of-the-way places around the world. These will challenge and encourage you to go and do likewise together."" --Elizabeth Glanville, Associate Professor of Leadership, Fuller Theological Seminary ""Carla Brewington has not only thought about and studied this subject with great care, but she also has ministered--with much creativity and courage--to those who are outside the camp. In this fine book she has much to teach all of us who care about new ways of bringing the gospel to those who have been the unreached."" --Richard Mouw, President, Fuller Theological Seminary About the Contributor(s): Carla Brewington is Director of Harvest Emergent Relief, working primarily in high-risk areas of Asia. She received her doctorate in Missiology from Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, California.