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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Frederich Stanley Arnot was among the first of the Plymouth Brethren to take the gospel to Africa in the late 19th-century missionary expansion across the Kalahari desert, opening Protestant missions in Barotseland, Angola and Katanga in the 1880s. 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...
- B&H Publishing Group 2015; US$ 3.99
Anyone who has a toddler truly understands the reality of the ?short attention span.? Little Words Matter board books are perfect for young children who are always on the go! The board books are simply illustrated and only contain 12 words (one per spread) ? yet are still able to introduce Bible stories to little ones. In Jesus, children will be... more...
- B&H Publishing Group 2015; US$ 3.99
These little words can share a big message about Jesus! Enjoy a childhood favorite? Jesus Loves Me ! This delightful book will remind little ones of just how much they are loved by the Lord. In the Little Words Matter? books, it only takes a few words to share a big message. Crafted especially for toddlers, these books make biblical truths... more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 24.95
On a sweltering June morning in 1933 a fifteen-year-old Muslim orphan girl refused to rise in a show of respect for her elders at her Christian missionary school in Port Said. Her intransigence led to a beating?and to the end of most foreign missions in Egypt?and contributed to the rise of Islamist organizations. Turkiyya Hasan left the Swedish Salaam... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 17.99
Our culture has undergone a major shift: younger generations have less and less interest in the printed word as they become predominantly image oriented. In response, as congregations increasingly learn to be more sophisticated in using newer electronic technologies, they are finding themselves at different places in the quest to understand, acquire,... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 89.99
Missionary Families Find a Sense of Place and Identity follows the lives of two generations of an American Lutheran missionary community as they live within Tanzania, the United States, and other parts of the world. John Benson compares the lives of the missionary generation to that of their children and focuses on the two themes of connection... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 34.95
The latest scholarship on the role of hymns in American evangelicalism. Music and song are important parts of worship, and hymns have long played a central role in Protestant cultural history. This book explores the ways in which Protestants have used and continue to use hymns to clarify their identity and define their relationship with America and... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1996; US$ 9.99
Hannah Riddel is a fascinating biography of the British woman who pioneered the treatment of leprosy in Meiji-era Japan. In the late nineteenth century hundreds of Christian missionaries were dispatched to Japan to convert the "heathen," a task that many felt could be accomplished within a few decades. That expectation proved to be wildly optimistic,... more...