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- Mzuni Press 2013; US$ 24.70
Literature about Christianity in Africa disproportionately directs attention to the important work of Western missionaries, but to a great extent Africans were the agents of their own conversion. This is true of the key figure in this book, Kamba Simango. Encouraged from a distance by an American Congregationalist missionary, Fred R. Bunker, who shared... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 61.50
The last third of the 19th century witnessed a considerable increase in the active participation of women in the various Christian missions. Katharina Stornig focusses onthe Catholic case, and particularly explores the activities and experiences of German missionary nuns, the so-called Servants of the Holy Spirit,in colonial Togo and New Guinea in... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 36.95
A Spiritual City provides a broad examination of the meaning and importance of cities from a Christian perspective. Contains thought-provoking theological and spiritual reflections on city-making by a leading scholar Unites contemporary thinking about urban space and built environments with the latest in urban theology Addresses the long-standing... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 54.89
Although the term and its meaning are little known today, everyone knew what foundlings were in the 19th century. They were unwanted infants abandoned by their parents. The plight of such children in China, believed by some to be eaten alive by wild animals, raised an outcry in parts of Western Europe at that time. <i>Chinese Basket Babies</i>... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 33.00
This wide-ranging study of medieval Europe's response to the challenge of Islam examines the relationship between ideas of crusade and mission, between European projects for military conquest and those for the conversion of Muslims to Christianity. Covering the years from the emergence of Islam to the fourteenth century, Benjamin Z. Kedar discusses... more...
- Herder Verlag 2011; US$ 13.35
Pakistan und Afghanistan - die gefährlichsten Regionen der Welt. Ruth Pfau, Lepraärztin und Ordensfrau war im Untergrund in Afghanistan, als das Land noch von den Russen besetzt war und sie kennt Pakistan von innen und außen wie kaum jemand anderer. Zu Fuß, mit dem Jeep, auf dem Rücken von Pferden und Kamelen hat sie das wilde, zerklüftete, wüstenhafte... more...
- Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 50.58
Die verschiedenen Formen der transkulturellen Wissensaneignung und -vermittlung stehen im Zentrum dieses Bandes, der aus einer internationalen Konferenz in Berlin hervorgegangen ist. Die Beiträge nehmen regional übergreifende Perspektiven ein, daneben stehen exemplarische Fallstudien vornehmlich aus dem 17.?19. Jahrhundert. So wird an verschiedenen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 65.95
Yaron Perry's account reveals, without bias or partiality, the story of the "London Society for Promoting Christianity Amongst the Jews" and its unique contribution to the restoration of the Holy Land. This Protestant organization were the first to take root in the Holy Land from 1820 onwards. more...
- Zondervan 2009; US$ 7.99
Shirin Taber takes us from fears and false stereotypes and shows us a unique perspective of how North American Muslims live and think. The reader will uncover myths, learn to create friendships with Muslim, neighbors and relationally show them Christ. more...