North American foreign missions, 1810-1914 : theology, theory, and policy /
edited by Wilbert R. Shenk.
Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., c2004.
xiv, 349 p.
0802824854 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., c2004.
0802824854 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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"The majority of the chapters ... were originally delivered at two consultations of the North Atlantic Missiology Project (NAMP) which took place at the University of Wisconsin--Madison in November 1997 and Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, California, in March 1998"--General editors' pref.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Table of Contents
General Editors' Prefacep. x
Contributorsp. xi
Acronymsp. xiii
Introductionp. 1
The New Divinity and the Origins of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missionsp. 11
"A Bright and New Constellation": Millennial Narratives and the Origins of American Foreign Missionsp. 39
Denominationalism and Democracy: Ecclesiastical Issues Underlying Rufus Anderson's Three Self Programp. 61
The 1845 Organic Sin Debate: Slavery, Sin, and the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missionsp. 86
Evangelist or Homemaker? Mission Strategies of Early Nineteenth-Century Missionary Wives in Burma and Hawaiip. 116
"The Salvation of Souls" and the "Salvation of the Republic of Liberia": Denominational Conflict and Racial Diversity in Antebellum Presbyterian Foreign Missionsp. 133
Forging an Ideology for American Missions: Josiah Strong and Manifest Destinyp. 163
Canadian Presbyterians and India Missions, 1877-1914: The Policy and Politics of "Women's Work for Women"p. 192
The Social Gospel as Missionary Ideologyp. 218
Missionary Returns and Cultural Conversions in Alabama and Shandong: The Latter Years of Madam Gao (Martha Foster Crawford)p. 243
The Development of the Missionary Ideas of Robert E. Speerp. 261
Only Connect: The China Inland Mission and Transatlantic Evangelicalismp. 281
Bibliographyp. 314
Indexp. 340
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