Mott, John R.,
in full JOHN RALEIGH MOTT (b. May 25, 1865, Livingston Manor, N.Y., U.S.--d.
Jan. 31, 1955, Orlando, Fla.), American Methodist layman and evangelist who
shared the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1946 (with Emily Greene Balch) for his work
in international church and missionary movements.
became student secretary of the International
Committee of the Young Men's Christian Association
(YMCA), holding this position from 1888 until 1915. He was one of the organizers
of the World Missionary Conference (Edinburgh,
1910), which marked the beginning of the modern ecumenical
movement and which ultimately resulted in the formation of the World
Council of Churches. He was chairman of the Student Volunteer Movement
for Foreign Missions (1915-28) and of the International Missionary Council
(1921-42) and president of the World's Alliance of YMCAs (1926-37). Mott wrote extensively, his works including The Future Leadership of the Church (1909) and The Larger Evangelism (1944).
모트 (John R(aleigh) Mott).
1865. 5. 25 미국 뉴욕 리빙스턴 매너~1955.
1. 31 플로리다 올랜도.
미국 감리교 평신도, 복음 전도자.
국제적인 선교운동에서 쌓은 공로를 인정받아 1946년
에밀리 그린 볼치와 함께 노벨 평화상을 받았다. 1888~1915년
국제기독교청년회(YMCA)의 학생부 간사였으며, 1910년
에든버러에서 조직된 세계선교협의회(WMC)의
조직위원이었는데, 해외선교 학생자원운동단체(1915~28)와
국제선교협의회(1921~42)의 의장을 역임했으며, YMCA
세계연맹의 총재직(1926~37)을 맡았다. 〈미래 교회의 지도력
The Future Leadership of the Church〉(1909)·〈폭넓은 복음전도 The
Larger Evangelism〉(1944) 등의 저서가 있다.