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- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 101.91
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 Publishing LLC 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00
First major study in English of the Japanese 'hidden' Christians - the Kakure Kirishitan, who chose to remain separate from the Catholic Church when religious toleration was granted in 1873 - and the development of the faith and rituals from the 16th century to the present day. more...
- Santa Fe Writer's Project 2013; US$ 10.99
A largely untold story of an extraordinary historical figure, this biography sheds light on the life of William Sheppard, a 19th-century African American who, for more than 20 years, defied segregation and operated a missionary run by black Americans in the Belgian Congo. This work shows how Sheppard returned to the United States periodically, and... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2013; US$ 60.00
Robert Morrison, sent alone to his East Asian post by the London Missionary Society in 1807, was the first Protestant missionary to operate in China. During some 27 years in China, Macau and Malacca, he worked as a translator, founded an academy for converts and missionaries, translated the New Testament into Chinese and compiled the first Chinese-English... more...
- Fortress Press 2013; US$ 44.99
The self-emptying of Christ (kenosis) in Philippians 2 has long been the focus of attention by Christian theologians and interpreters of Paul?s christology. David E. Fredrickson sheds dramatic new light on familiar texts by discussing the centuries-old language of love and longing in Greek and Roman epistolary literature, showing that a ?physics?... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 49.95
In 1854, American Presbyterian missionaries arrived in Egypt as part of a larger Anglo-American Protestant movement aiming for worldwide evangelization. Protected by British imperial power, and later by mounting American global influence, their enterprise flourished during the next century. American Evangelicals in Egypt follows the ongoing and... more...