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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...
- 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... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 14.99
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...
- Vogel Buchverlag 2009; US$ 15.26
Hauptbeschreibung Für unsere Tempo-Gesellschaft ist das "Schneller, Besser, Höher, Mehr" zum scheinbar unverzichtbaren Evangelium geworden. Darf man sich da Gelassenheit überhaupt leisten? Hat das nicht den Anstrich von Gleichgültigkeit, vielleicht sogar den Geruch von Überheblichkeit? Mitnichten! Gelassenheit ist eine wunderbare Form des Selbstbewusstseins.... more...
- Herder Verlag 2010; US$ 12.40
Geboren als Franz-Josef Prinz von Bayern. Heute: Pater Florian, Missionsbenediktiner im Norden Kenias. Die außergewöhnliche Geschichte eines außergewöhnlichen Menschen, der als junger Mann einen radikalen Schritt unternimmt und aus der Welt des Adels und festen Rollenzuschreibungen aufbricht: sein wahres Glück als Ordensmann in der Weite Afrikas unter... 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... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1996; US$ 9.95
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...
- SPCK 2011; US$ 21.86
The liturgical year is a relatively modern invention. The term itself only came into use in the late sixteenth century. In antiquity, Christians did not view the various festivals and fasts that they experienced as a unified whole. Instead, the different seasons formed a number of completely unrelated cycles and tended to overlap and conflict with... more...