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Missions, nationalism, and the end of empire

Author: Brian Stanley; Alaine M Low
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans Pub., ©2003.
Series: Studies in the history of Christian missions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Respected authorities on the history of missions explore new territory in these chapters, probing from diverse angles the linkages between Christianity, nationalism, and the dissolution of the colonial empires in Asia and Africa. This work not only sheds light on the relation of religion and politics but also uncovers the sometimes paradoxical implications of the church's call to bring the gospel to all the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
History
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Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Stanley; Alaine M Low
ISBN: 0802821162 9780802821164
OCLC Number: 53045218
Description: x, 313 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Christianity and the end of empire / Brian Stanley --
The clash of nationalism and universalism within twentieth-century missionary Christianity / Adrian Hastings --
Missionaries without empire : German Protestant missionary efforts in the interwar period (1919-1939) / Hartmut Lehmann --
Missions and Afrikaner nationalism : soundings in the prehistory of apartheid / Richard Elphick --
The universities' mission to central Africa : Anglo-Catholicism and the twentieth-century colonial encounter / Andrew Porter --
Who is an Indian? : dilemmas of national identity at the end of the British Raj in India / Judith M. Brown --
China and Christianity : perspectives on missions, nationalism, and the state in the republican period, 1912-1949 / Ka-che Yip --
Foreign missions and indigenous Protestant leaders in China, 1920-1955 : identity and loyality in an age of powerful nationalism / Daniel H. Bays --
The rhetoric of the word : Bible translation and Mau Mau in colonial central Kenya / Derek Peterson --
"Speaking for the unvoiced"? : British missionaries and aspects of Africa nationalism, 1949-1959 / John Stuart --
Church and state in crisis : the deposition of the Kabaka of Buganda, 1953-1955 / Caroline Howell --
Moral Re-Armament in Africa in the era of decolonization / Philip Boobbyer --
Apartheid, mission, and independent Africa : from Pretoria to Kampala with Hannah Stanton / Deborah Gaitskell --
Passive revolution and its saboteurs : African Christian initiative in the era of decolonization, 1955-1975 / Ogbu U. Kalu.
Series Title: Studies in the history of Christian missions.
Responsibility: edited by Brian Stanley ; associate editor, Alaine Low.
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Christian missions have often been seen as the religious arm of Western imperialism. What is rarely appreciated is the role they played in bringing about an end of the Western colonial empires after  Read more...

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