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Teaching all nations : interrogating the Matthean Great Commission

Author: Mitzi J Smith; Jayachitra Lalitha
Publisher: Minneapolis : Fortress Press, 2014.
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That Christian missionary efforts have long gone hand-in-hand with European colonization and American imperialist expansion in the 19th and 20th centuries is well recognized. The linchpin role played in those efforts by the "Great Commission"--The risen Christ's command to "go into all the world" and "teach all nations"--has more often been observed than analyzed, however. With the rise of European colonialism, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mitzi J Smith; Jayachitra Lalitha
ISBN: 9781451470499 1451470495
OCLC Number: 866620240
Description: xiv, 318 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Colonial mission and the Great Commission in Africa / Beatrice Okyere-Manu --
Examining the promulgation and impact of the Great Commission in the Caribbean, 1492-1970 : a historical analysis / Dave Gosse --
US colonial mission to African slaves : catechizing Black souls, traumatizing the Black psychē / Mitzi J. Smith --
The Great Commission : a postcolonial Dalit feminist inquiry / Jayachitra Lalitha --
Privilege but no power : women in the gospel of Matthew and nineteenth-century African American women missionaries through a postcolonial lens / Lynne St. Clair Darden --
'Knowing more than is good for one' : a womanist interrogation of the Matthean Great Commission / Mitzi J. Smith --
Images of Jesus in advancing the Great Commission / Sheila F. Winborne --
The Great Commission in the face of suffering as "minjung" / Michelle Sungshin Lim --
Children's agency and Edinburgh 2010 : the Great Commission or a greater omission? / Rohan P. Gideon --
Interrogating the Matthean Great Commission for US Christian education : reclaiming Jesus' kingdom of God message for the church / Karen D. Crozier --
Beginning again : rethinking Christian education in light of the Great Commission / Anthony G. Reddie --
Christian moral education and the Great Commission in an African context / Lord Elorm-Donkor --
A United States inner-city oriented Great Commission / MarShondra Scott Lawrence --
The Great Commission's impact on a short-term missionary and lay leader in the Church of God in Christ / June C. Rivers.
Responsibility: Mitzi J. Smith and Jayachitra Lalitha, editors.

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