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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 190.00
The Rev. James Long was one of the most remarkable Protestant missionaries working in India in the nineteenth century. Sent to Calcutta at the age of 22 in 1840, he devoted his life to representing what he passionately believed were the best interests of the forgotten poor and oppressed among the Bengali population. Long was a central figure in the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 163.00
This book takes a new look at the impacts of Christianity in the late-nineteenth-century China. Using American Baptist and English Presbyterian examples in Guangdong province, it examines the scale of Chinese conversions, the creation of Christian villages, and the power relations between Christians and non-Christians, and between different Christian... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
Franciscans in sixteenth-century New Spain were deeply ambivalent about their mission work. Fray Juan de Zumárraga, the first archbishop of Mexico, begged the king to find someone else to do his job so that he could go home. This discontent was widespread, grew stronger with time, and carried important consequences for the friars' interactions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00
The rulers of the overseas empires summoned the Society of Jesus to evangelize their new subjects in the ?New World? which Spain and Portugal shared; this book is about how two different missions, in China and Peru, evolved in the early modern world. From a European perspective, this book is about the way Christianity expanded in the early modern... more...
- Lehigh University Press 2013; US$ 74.99
Western missionaries in China often considered themselves ?voluntary exiles? in a distant land, while Chinese considered Christians either the demons of imperialism or the angels of modernization. This collection of new research provides insights into attempts to bridge the social and religious divide that separated China and the West, and serves... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00
This volume examines the symbolic systems that governed America?s integration into the European weltanschauung,including Amerindian myths and religious beliefs, and concepts of Christian belief, as introduced and taught by the Europeans. Thiscollection of essayspresents a detailed examination of political, legal, theological, and historiographic problems... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 103.51
Hauptbeschreibung Dieser Band widmet sich Juliane v. Krüdener, die zu Beginn des 19. Jahrhunderts als Missionarin in Europa tätig war. Es wird beleuchtet, wie das missonarische Handeln der baltisch-adligen Botschaftergattin im Zusammenhang mit den kirchenhistorischen Bewegungen von Pietismus und Erweckungsbewegung zu sehen ist und inwiefern sie tranformierend... more...
- Start Classics 2013; US$ 1.99
Excerpt The diocese of Qu'Appelle, in the province of Saskatchewan, Western Canada, is so named from the Indian story which tells of the maiden who lay dying, calling piteously for her lover. He, far off in his canoe on the Saskatchewan River, suddenly heard a voice, and answered: "Qu'Appelle." The voice came again, and then he knew it for that of... more...
- Basic Books 2013; US$ 29.99
In late 1832, a young missionary couple sailed from the Chesapeake Bay, headed for western Africa. John Leighton Wilson and his wife, Jane, were traveling to the colony of Liberia, where they?and their fellow passengers, mostly liberated slaves and freeborn African Americans?hoped to find an alternative to the inequality of the American South. Soon... more...
- LSU Press 2013; US$ 19.95
When the Reverend Halvor Ronning, his sister Thea, and fellow missionary Hannah Rorem set out in 1891 to found a Lutheran mission and school in the interior of China, they could not have foreseen the ways in which that decision would ripple across generations of the Ronning family. Halvor and Hannah would marry, and their son Chester, born in Hubei... more...