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- Lantern Books 2012; US$ 8.99
At 27, Bill Hatcher was at a crossroads. Brought up in an evangelical household in the Bible Belt, his religion had provided no answers to his parents' broken marriage, or, indeed, his own divorce. The key to his salvation would come from a most unlikely source: a flyer calling for Peace Corps volunteers. A year later, Hatcher finds himself in... more...
- Cargo Publishing (UK) Ltd 2012; US$ 11.65
Martha Payne is nine years old. She set up a simple blog neverseconds where she reviewed her school lunches and talked about healthy eating for children. She hoped to raise a few hundred pounds for her favourite charity, Mary s Meals. After 7 million blog hits, one council led banning, being the number 1 story on every news site worldwide and having... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 39.95
'Ordinary theology' characterizes the reflective God-talk of the great majority of churchgoers, and others who remain largely untouched by the assumptions, concepts and arguments that academic theology takes for granted. Astley coined the phrase in his innovative study, Ordinary Theology: Looking, Listening and Learning in Theology, arguing that 'speaking... more...
- Langaa RPCIG 2010; US$ 24.70
This book critically discusses missionary Christianity and colonization in Africa as twin enterprises with a common ambition. While the colonialist set out to invest capital and reap profit, the missionary desire was to tend and turn African souls from damnation. It was this desire that drove the missionaries into the interior, propelled by the belief... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2013; US$ 169.95
A fresh insight into the relationship between Scottish missionaries and the indigenous peoples in Africa which focuses on the outcomes of missionary activities in the process of imperial conquest and colonization among the Amasiri, of Ebonyi state in southeastern Nigeria. more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 27.95
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...
- University of Queensland Press 2013; US$ 17.99
Originally published in 1978, God?s Gentlemen remains the only detached and detailed historical analysis of the work of the Melanesian Mission, which grew out of the personal vision of George Selwyn, the first bishop of the Church of England in New Zealand. Starting with its New Zealand beginnings and its Norfolk Island years from 1867 to 1920,... more...
- Cowley Publications 2006; US$ 13.99
Three days before his death, my father, at 95 years old, held hands with me and repeated the word Love three times. The essays were written over five years. All are written with the aim of combining humor with seriousness. ?from the author, Charles Taliaferro more...