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Religions and missionaries around the Pacific, 1500-1900

Author: Tanya Storch
Publisher: Hampshire ; Burlington : Ashgate Variorum, [2006]
Series: Pacific world, 17.
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Takes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of religious cultural exchanges around the Pacific in the period 1500-1900, relating these to economic and political development and to the expansion  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tanya Storch
ISBN: 9780754606673 0754606678
OCLC Number: 758234407
Notes: Índices.
Description: XXXVII, 415 p. : il. bl. y n.
Contents: Contents: Introduction, Tanya Storch. Part 1 The Islamic Period: Islam in the Netherlands East Indies, Radan Abdulkadir Widjojoatmodjo; The role of Islam in the political development of Malaysia, Gordon Means; Filipinos before the Spanish conquest possessed a well-ordered and well-thought-out religion, Gregorio F. Zaide. Part 2 The Iberian Catholic Period: Merchants and missionaries: a theologian's view on clerical involvement in the Galleon trade, Nicolas Cushner; French Catholic missionaries in Japan in the Bakumatsu and early Meiji periods, Jean-Pierre Lehman; Did Jesus Christ really come to China?, Claudia von Collani; Some observations on mission methods and native reactions in 16th-century new Spain, Stafford Poole; Shamans and Padres: the religion of the southern California mission Indians, Martha Voght; The Philippine inquisition: a survey, F. Delor Angeles. Part 3 Ages of the Jewish Diaspora: The narrative of Aharon Levi, alias Antonio de Montezinos, tr. by E. Lindo; Delving into Israelite religion of Kaifeng: the patriotic scholar Shi Jungxun and his study of the origins of the Plucking of the Sinews Sect of Henan, Kong Xianyi. Part 4 Two Centuries of Russian Orthodoxy: The Orthodox Church and Orthodox Christian mission from an Alaskan perspective, Michael Oleksa; Russian Orthodox brotherhoods among the Tinglit: missionary goals and native responses, Sergei Kan. Part 5 The Protestant Period: Patterns of ministry in Methodism in Singapore and Malaysia, Theodore Doraisamy; A successful crusade to China: the Home Board and the China Mission of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1848-1900, Xiaoguang Xu; 'Our duty to convert men-eaters and cannibals': German Lutheran missionaries and their work in Australia and New Guinea before 1914, Jurgen Tampke; The Mormon message in the context of the Maori culture, Peter Lineham; The impact of missionary Christianity upon marginalized ethnic minorities: the case of the Hmong, Nicholas Tapp. Part 6 The Asian Migratio
Series Title: Pacific world, 17.
Responsibility: edited by Tanya Storch.


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