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Missionary women : gender, professionalism, and the Victorian idea of Christian mission

Author: Rhonda Anne Semple
Publisher: Rochester, NY : Boydell Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive study of the role of gender in British Protestant missionary expansion into China and India, during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rhonda Anne Semple
ISBN: 1843830132 9781843830139
OCLC Number: 223489810
Description: xvii, 285 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Under the influence of wise and devoted and spiritually minded colleagues --
She is a lady of much ability and intelligence : the selection and training of candidates --
LMS work in North India : the feeblest work in all of India --
Good temper and common sense are invaluable : the Church of Scotland Eastern Himalayan Mission --
The work of the CIM at Chefoo : faith-filled generations --
Gender and the professionalization of Victorian society : the mission example --
Conclusion: fools for Christ.
Responsibility: Rhonda Anne Semple.
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This carefully researched study makes a unique and valuable context to mission studies. MISSIOLOGYA mine of information about many other issues besides those of the changing roles of women Read more...

 
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