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The foreign missionary enterprise at home [electronic resource] : explorations in North American cultural history / edited by Daniel H. Bays and Grant Wacker.

Contributor(s): Bays, Daniel H | Wacker, Grant, 1945-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Religion and American culture (Tuscaloosa, Ala.): Publisher: Tuscaloosa, Ala. : University of Alabama Press, c2003Description: 1 online resource (x, 332 p.).ISBN: 9780817385170 (electronic bk.); 0817385177 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Missions, American -- History | United States -- Church history | Missions, Canadian -- History | Canada -- Church history | Missions am�ericaines -- Histoire | Missions canadiennes -- Histoire | �Etats-Unis -- Histoire religieuse | Canada -- Histoire religieuse | Zending | Culturele invloeden | Kultur | Mission | Kanada | USA | RELIGION / Christian Ministry / Missions | GeschichteGenre/Form: Kongress. | Wheaton (Ill., 1998) | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Foreign missionary enterprise at home.DDC classification: 266/.02373 Other classification: 11.50 | BT 7000 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Missions in Liberia and race relations in the United States / John Saillant -- The serpentine trail : Haitian missions and the construction of African-American religious identity / Laurie F. Maffly-Kipp -- Revolution at home and abroad : radical implications of the Protestant call to missions / Mark Hanley -- From the native ministry to the talented tenth : the foreign missionary origins of white support for Black colleges / Jay Riley Case -- Organizing for missions : a Methodist case study / Russell E. Richey -- Mapping Presbyterian missionary identity in the church at home and abroad / Anne Blue Wills -- The scientific study of missions : textbooks of the central committee on the united study of foreign missions / Nancy A. Hardesty -- Open-winged piety : reflex influence and the woman's missionary society of the Methodist Church in Canada / Marilyn F. Whiteley -- Hotbed of missions : the China inland mission, Toronto Bible College, and the faith missions Bible school connection / Alvyn Austin -- From India's coral strand : Pandita Ramabai and U.S. support for foreign missions / Edith L. Blumhofer -- The general and the gringo / William L. Svelmoe -- The waning of the missionary impulse : the case of Pearl S. Buck / Grant Wacker -- To save "free Vietnam" and lose our souls : the missionary impulse, voluntary agencies, and Protestant dissent against the war / Scott Flipse -- In the modern world, but not of it : the "auca martyrs," evangelicalism, and postwar American culture / Kathryn Long -- Evangelists of destruction : missions to native Americans in recent film / Jay S.F. Blossom.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-323) and index.

Missions in Liberia and race relations in the United States / John Saillant -- The serpentine trail : Haitian missions and the construction of African-American religious identity / Laurie F. Maffly-Kipp -- Revolution at home and abroad : radical implications of the Protestant call to missions / Mark Hanley -- From the native ministry to the talented tenth : the foreign missionary origins of white support for Black colleges / Jay Riley Case -- Organizing for missions : a Methodist case study / Russell E. Richey -- Mapping Presbyterian missionary identity in the church at home and abroad / Anne Blue Wills -- The scientific study of missions : textbooks of the central committee on the united study of foreign missions / Nancy A. Hardesty -- Open-winged piety : reflex influence and the woman's missionary society of the Methodist Church in Canada / Marilyn F. Whiteley -- Hotbed of missions : the China inland mission, Toronto Bible College, and the faith missions Bible school connection / Alvyn Austin -- From India's coral strand : Pandita Ramabai and U.S. support for foreign missions / Edith L. Blumhofer -- The general and the gringo / William L. Svelmoe -- The waning of the missionary impulse : the case of Pearl S. Buck / Grant Wacker -- To save "free Vietnam" and lose our souls : the missionary impulse, voluntary agencies, and Protestant dissent against the war / Scott Flipse -- In the modern world, but not of it : the "auca martyrs," evangelicalism, and postwar American culture / Kathryn Long -- Evangelists of destruction : missions to native Americans in recent film / Jay S.F. Blossom.

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