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The kingdom of character : the Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions, 1886-1926

Author: Michael Parker
Publisher: Pasadena, Calif. : William Carey Library Publishers, ©2008.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Parker
ISBN: 9780878085187 0878085181
OCLC Number: 162145866
Notes: Originally published: Lanham, Md. : American Society of Missiology : University Press of America, 1998.
Description: xvi, 312 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The Mount Hermon one hundred --
Moody and the YMCA --
Mount Hermon --
Launching a movement --
Organizational structures --
The volunteers --
The masculinization of Christianity --
Jesus and the development of manly character --
Manliness and the business ethos --
The holiness movement --
Women in the missions movement --
The YWCA --
The role of women in missions --
A social gospel for women --
Women in the SVM --
the evangelization of the world in this generation --
The theology behind the watchword --
The crisis --
The volunteer appeal --
The watchword controversy --
Motts arguments for missions --
Creating a world movement --
Trail blazing --
Creating the WSCF --
The significance of the WSCF --
Education for a moral crusade --
The education department --
Model missionaries --
Mission lands --
Comparative studies --
Looking to the future --
The social gospel and the great war --
The student movement and the social gospel --
The social gospel and the SVM --
The student movements attitude towards the war --
The Northfield Volunteer Conference, 1918 --
Taking stock --
From foreign missions to world missions --
Des Moines convention --
A turbulent half decade --
The WSCF enters the modern era --
The Indianapolis Convention --
Embracing world missions --
In this generation --
Change in the student Christian world --
Attacks on the SVM leadership --
Sharp-Baker scandal reorganization.
Responsibility: by Michael Parker.

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