Back to Top
Our Stores Contact Us Help
Welcome, {{username}} Log Out Log In   /  Sign Up

Missionary Encounters Sources and Issues

R A Bickers

Missionary Encounters Sources and Issues

R A Bickers

$93.99

Paperback
The wide interest in missionary history and source materials is a notable feature of current modern historical scholarship. Hitherto such sources have been regarded as impossibly tainted, too dominated by religious zeal to provide worthwhile information or objective insights. Now they are being appreciated by scholars from a wide range of disciplinary and intellectual backgrounds.;The present volume brings together scholars and archivists with a wide experience of missionary materials in order to show the exceptional wealth of missionary archives and the major contributions they can make not only to the study of the processes of Christian envangelism and Western imperialism in Africa and Asia in the 19th and early 20th centuries, but also their value in documenting and analyzing the nature of Western encounters with indigenous societies and the light which these sources can shed on African and Asian societies.

- Publisher Describes the exceptional wealth of missionary archives and the major contributions they can make not only to the study of the processes of Christian evangelism and Western imperialism but also their value in documenting and analysing the nature of Western encounters with indigenous societies.

- Publisher

You May Also Be Interested In

About "Missionary Encounters Sources and Issues"

The wide interest in missionary history and source materials is a notable feature of current modern historical scholarship. Hitherto such sources have been regarded as impossibly tainted, too dominated by religious zeal to provide worthwhile information or objective insights. Now they are being appreciated by scholars from a wide range of disciplinary and intellectual backgrounds.;The present volume brings together scholars and archivists with a wide experience of missionary materials in order to show the exceptional wealth of missionary archives and the major contributions they can make not only to the study of the processes of Christian envangelism and Western imperialism in Africa and Asia in the 19th and early 20th centuries, but also their value in documenting and analyzing the nature of Western encounters with indigenous societies and the light which these sources can shed on African and Asian societies.
- Publisher

Describes the exceptional wealth of missionary archives and the major contributions they can make not only to the study of the processes of Christian evangelism and Western imperialism but also their value in documenting and analysing the nature of Western encounters with indigenous societies.
- Publisher

Order now to secure your copy when our stock arrives.

0 Available. Expected to ship in 7 to 8 weeks from Australia.
Quantity

Add to Wishlist

Product Details

Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 110382
  • Product Code 0700703705
  • EAN 9780700703708
  • Pages 264
  • Department Academic
  • Category Church
  • Sub-Category Missions
  • Publisher Curzon Press
  • Publication Date Jan 1996
  • Dimensions 234 x 156 x 14 mm
  • Weight 0.318kg

Bestsellers in Church