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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Butzon & Bercker 2012; US$ 1.42
Das Kirchenjahr verläuft mit seinen vielen Festen anders als das Kalenderjahr und nicht jeder kennt die einzelnen Feiertage und ihre Bedeutung. In diesem Heft werden sie anschaulich und leicht verständlich erklärt. Biographische Informationen Heidi Rose, geboren 1961, verheiratet, drei Kinder; Theologin; Verlagsarbeit; vielfältige Erfahrungen... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00
At a burial, death is placed within an interpretive existential framework and solemnized in ritual. The life that was lived is comfortingly evoked by means of culturally specific symbols. This volume examines the practical-theological perception of current burial practices using the interdisciplinary framework of cultural studies. 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$ 70.96
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...