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Missions, Nationalism and the End of Empire (Brian Stanley (ed)) Paperback Book, (Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co, 2004) 9780802821164
Missions, Nationalism and the End of Empire (Brian Stanley (ed)) Paperback Book, (Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co, 2004) 9780802821164
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Title: Missions, Nationalism and the End of Empire

Author: Stanley, Brian (ed)

Publisher: Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co; Publication Date: 2004

Paperback; ISBN: 9780802821164

Volumes: 1; Pages: 323

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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 the Second World War. This book explores this neglected subject.Here respected authorities on the history of missions explore new territory. These chapters examine 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 world.ContentsContributorsIntroduction: Christianity and the End of EmpireBrian StanleyPART IMISSIONARY TRADITIONS, NATIONAL LOYALTIES, AND THE UNIVERSAL GOSPEL1. The Clash of Nationalism and Universalism within Twentieth-Century Missionary ChristianityAdrian Hastings2. Missionaries without Empire: German Protestant Missionary Efforts in the Interwar Period (1919-1939)Hartmut Lehmann3. Missions and Afrikaner Nationalism: Soundings in the Prehistory of ApartheidRichard Elphick4. The Universities' Mission to Central Africa: Anglo-Catholicism and the Twentieth-Century Colonial EncounterAndrew PorterPART IIEMERGENT CHRISTIAN AND NATIONAL IDENTITIES IN ASIA AND AFRICA5. Who Is an Indian? Dilemmas of National Identity at the End of the British Raj in IndiaJudith M. Brown6. China and Christianity: Perspectives on Missions, Nationalism, and the State in the Republican Period, 1912-1949Ka-che Yip7. Foreign Missions and Indigenous Protestant Leaders in China, 1920-1955: Identity and Loyalty in an Age of Powerful NationalismDaniel H. Bays8. The Rhetoric of the Word: Bible Translation and Mau Mau in Colonial Central KenyaDerek PetersonPART IIICHRISTIAN RESPONSES TO CRISES AT THE END OF EMPIRE9. "Speaking for the Unvoiced"? British Missionaries and Aspects of African Nationalism, 1949-1959John Stuart10. Church and State in Crisis: The Deposition of the Kabaka of Buganda, 1953-1955Caroline Howell11. Moral Re-Armament in Africa in the Era of DecolonizationPhilip Boobbyer12 Apartheid, Mission, and Independent Africa: From Pretoria to Kampala with Hannah StantonDeborah Gaitskell13. Passive Revolution and Its Saboteurs: African Christian Initiative in the Era of Decolonization, 1955-1975Ogbu U. KaluBibliography of Principal Secondary SourcesIndex
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