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Imperial Horizons of British Protestant Missions, 1880-1914 (Andrew N Porter (ed)) Paperback Book, (Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co, 2003) 9780802860873
Imperial Horizons of British Protestant Missions, 1880-1914 (Andrew N Porter (ed)) Paperback Book, (Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co, 2003) 9780802860873
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Title: Imperial Horizons of British Protestant Missions, 1880-1914

Author: Porter, Andrew N (ed)

Publisher: Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co; Publication Date: 2003

Paperback; ISBN: 9780802860873

Volumes: 1; Pages: 264

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Christian missions have long been associated with the growth of empire and colonial rule. For just as long, the nature and consequences of that association have provoked animated debate over such themes as "culture" and "identity." This volume brings together studies of changing attitudes and practices in Protestant missions during the hectic decades of European imperial and territorial expansion between 1880 and 1914.Written by acknowledged experts, The Imperial Horizons of British Protestant Missions includes chapters on the imperial and ecclesiastical ambitions of the high-church Society for the Propagation of the Gospel; the role of empire as an arena for working out Christian understandings of atonement; the international politics of the missionary movement; conflicting understandings of race, missionary strategies, and the transfer of Western scientific knowledge; Indian nationalist responses to Christian teaching; and changing interpretations of Western missionary methods in China and of female missionary roles in South Africa.ContentsGeneral Editors' ForewordList of ContributorsList of AbbreviationsList of IllustrationsIntroductionAndrew PorterAtonement, Sin, and Empire, 1880-1914D. W. BebbingtonImperial Christianity? Bishop Montgomery and the Foreign Missions of the Church of England, 1895-1915Steven MaughanChurch, State, and the Hierarchy of "Civilization": The Making of the "Missions and Governments" Report at the World Missionary Conference, Edinburgh 1910Brian StanleyChristian Missions and Mid-Nineteenth-Century Change in Attitudes to Race: The African ExperienceAndrew C. RossMissionaries, Science, and the Environment in Nineteenth-Century AfricaJohn M. MacKenzieRethinking Gender Roles: The Field Experience of Women Missionaries in South AfricaDeborah GaitskellBritish Missions and Indian Nationalism, 1880-1908: Imitation and Autonomy in Calcutta and MadrasChandra MallampalliRethinking Mission in China: James Hudson Taylor and Timothy RichardLauren F. Pfister"Who Did They Think They Were?" Some Reflections from a Theologian on Grand Narratives and Identity in the History of MissionsJohn W. de GruchyBibliographyIndex
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