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- Langaa RPCIG 2010; US$ 26.95
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...
- 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...
- Red Arrow Media 2012; US$ 8.99
The definition of an evangelist is "one who brings good news." Thats pretty uncomplicatedwhich is how Bob likes to keep it. Lets be real: Most of us have heard an evangelist bring a condemning message to the Church instead of one that is empowering. The purpose of this book is to show a different picture of evangelism altogether.... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 71.13
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 auf die... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00
This book explores how leading Jesuits, Ricci (1552-1610) in China and Acosta (1540-1600) in Peru, adapted Catholic teaching to fit the prevailing religious outlook and practices in the two countries in order to make Catholicism more understandable and palatable to the local population. It examines in detail Catholic theology, the Jesuit approach... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 45.00
Poet John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892) proved a significant contributor to American Protestant hymnody--since 1843, more than 2,100 hymnals published in the United States have included adaptations of his works--despite the fact that Whittier never considered himself a hymnist. This book compares and contrasts Whittier's original published texts... more...
- De Gruyter Mouton 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
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...