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Missions & Missionary Work

  • "His Dominion" and the "Yellow Peril"by Jiwu Wang

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 48.95

    A history of Chinese immigrants encounter with Canadian Protestant missionaries, "His Dominion" and the "Yellow Peril": Protestant Missions to Chinese Immigrants in Canada, 1859-1967 , analyzes the evangelizing activities of missionaries and the role of religion in helping Chinese immigrants affirm their ethnic identity in a climate of cultural... more...

  • 'Incidental' Ethnographersby Jean Michaud

    BRILL 2007; US$ 154.00

    This book introduces, from an anthropological standpoint, French Catholic missionary colonial ethnographic writing from the highlands of north Vietnam and Yunnan at the turn of the 20th century, and searches for the genealogies of the intellectual influences at play. more...

  • Accessing Alcuinby Douglas Dales

    James Clarke & Co 2013; US$ 12.50

    Accessing Alcuin enables an excellent multi-disciplinary appreciation of the scholar and theologian, Alcuin, through the manuscript collections and scholarship of medieval history and culture, European Church history and theology. Douglas Dales has provided an authoritative bibliography that comprehensively incorporates the research material that enabled... more...

  • After Imperialismby Richard R. Cook; David W. Pao

    The Lutterworth Press 2012; US$ 33.00

    This collection of essays is committed to the belief that evangelicalism continues to have the historical assets and intellectual (hermeneutical and theological) tools able to contribute to the global church. more...

  • An Agenda for Changeby Joel Edwards

    Zondervan 2009; US$ 11.99

    FOR DISTRIBUTION OUTSIDE THE USA. A compelling tract for our times addressed to evangelicals to set the agenda for coming years calling for presenting Christ credibly to the 21st century, rehabilitating the term 'evangelical' to mean 'good news', and engaging in spiritual and social tansformation. more...

  • Akbar and the Jesuitsby Father Pierre du Jarric Jarric

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 210.00

    First published in 1926. 'These documents are full of intimate interest' Times Literary Supplement 'A serious and intensely interesting piece of work' The Guardian The Jesuit missionaries were some of the earliest Europeans to find their way into the Mogul empire in the sixteenth century. Spending more years at Akbar's court than others did months,... more...

  • Al-Mu'ayyad al-Shirazi and Fatimid Da'wa Poetryby Tahera Qutbuddin

    BRILL 2005; US$ 184.00

    This study analyzes the committed religio-political poetry of al-Mu'ayyad al-Shirazi, chief missionary for the Fatimids in the fifth/eleventh century, demonstrating his founding of the tradition of ''Fatimid da'wa (religious mission) poetry? that has flourished after him for a thousand years. more...

  • American Evangelicals in Egyptby Heather J. Sharkey

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 52.50

    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...

  • American Priestessby Jane Fletcher Geniesse

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 17.95

    For generations, The American Colony Hotel in Jerusalem has been a well-known retreat for journalists, diplomats, pilgrims and spies. However, few know the story of Anna Spafford, the enigmatic evangelist who was instrumental in its founding Branded heretics by Jerusalem?s established Christian missionaries when they arrived in 1881, the Spaffords... more...

  • American Women Missionaries at Kobe College, 1873-1909by Noriko Kawamura Ishii

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95

    This study examines one aspect of American women's professionalization and the implications of the cross-cultural dialogue between American woman missionaries and Japanese students and supporters at Kobe College between 1873 and 1909. more...