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The Other Without and the Other Within

Brian K. Pennington

in Was Hinduism Invented?: Britons, Indians, and the Colonial Construction of Religion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195166552
eISBN:
9780199835690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195166558.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter examines the genesis of the missionary movement in Great Britain and the strategies for proselytization adopted by upper class, evangelical Christianity. Situated at the center of ... More


British Evangelicals vs Belgian Catholics

Christopher Harding

in Religious Transformation in South Asia: The Meanings of Conversion in Colonial Punjab

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199548224
eISBN:
9780191720697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548224.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

This chapter looks at how two starkly differing forms of Christianity took root in the province: British Evangelical Protestantism and Belgian Catholicism. Investigating national and social ... More


Religious Transformation in South Asia: The Meanings of Conversion in Colonial Punjab

Christopher Harding

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199548224
eISBN:
9780191720697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548224.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

This book investigates mass conversion movements towards Christianity in late colonial India, examining the internal dynamics of conversion and Christian community-building in the region of Punjab. ... More


Introduction: English Religion and Empire to 1700

Rowan Strong

in Anglicanism and the British Empire, c.1700-1850

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199218042
eISBN:
9780191711527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218042.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The connection between religion and empire in England goes back to at least the 16th century. While missions and religion may not have been a primary motivation for English venturing overseas in the ... More


Beyond Baptism: The Politics of Conversion in Uganda, 1895–1907

Elizabeth E. Prevost

in The Communion of Women: Missions and Gender in Colonial Africa and the British Metropole

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199570744
eISBN:
9780191722097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570744.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter looks at the first decade of women's mission work in Uganda, which coincided with British colonization and the growth of Christianity through both elite and popular initiative. The ... More


Introduction

Christopher Harding

in Religious Transformation in South Asia: The Meanings of Conversion in Colonial Punjab

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199548224
eISBN:
9780191720697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548224.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

This chapter introduces the major questions and problems which the book seeks to tackle, placing them in historical and historiographical context. Following an overview of the conversion movements in ... More


Anglican Missionary Societies and Agencies in the Nineteenth Century

Brian Stanley

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume III: Partisan Anglicanism and its Global Expansion 1829-c.1914

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199699704
eISBN:
9780191831812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699704.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

Anglican missionary societies in the nineteenth century had to negotiate their own pathways between the dominant voluntary society model of missionary organization and the distinctive ethos of ... More


The Wolfe Sisters of Foochow, China: Born to Evangelize

Frances Slater

in Christian Women in Chinese Society: The Anglican Story

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9789888455928
eISBN:
9789888455379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455928.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In the late nineteenth century after schooling in England, three sisters returned to their birthplace, Fuzhou, China to become CMS missionaries. They were the daughters of the “Fukien Moses,” ... More


The Study of Chinese Women and the Anglican Church in Cross-Cultural Perspective

Kwok Pui-lan

in Christian Women in Chinese Society: The Anglican Story

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9789888455928
eISBN:
9789888455379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455928.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter presents a cross-cultural study of gender, religion, and culture, using the history of Chinese women and the Anglican Church in China as a case study. Instead of focusing on mission ... More


Deaconesses in the South China Missions of the Church Missionary Society (CMS), 1922–1951

Peter Cunich

Wai Ching Angela Wong and Patricia P. K. Chiu (eds)

in Christian Women in Chinese Society: The Anglican Story

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9789888455928
eISBN:
9789888455379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455928.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The ancient Christian order of deaconess, reintroduced into the northern European churches from the 1830s, had grown to include nearly 60,000 women around the world by the 1950s. The Church of ... More


Reconstructions of the Past: Forms of Historical Consciousness

Susan Visvanathan

in The Christians of Kerala: History, Belief and Ritual Among the Yakoba

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195647990
eISBN:
9780199080663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195647990.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter discusses the history of Syrian Christians. It covers the Persian period, during which a dispersion of the early Christians seems to have taken place following the departure of St ... More


Crossing the divide: medical missionaries and government service in Uganda, 1897–1940

Yolana Pringle

in Beyond the State: The colonial medical service in British Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719089671
eISBN:
9781526104366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089671.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines collaborations between mission and government doctors in colonial Uganda. Drawing on records from the Church Missionary Society and Uganda's District Archives, it considers the ... More


Anglicanism in the British Empire, 1829–1910

Stewart J. Brown

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume III: Partisan Anglicanism and its Global Expansion 1829-c.1914

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199699704
eISBN:
9780191831812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699704.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

The chapter explores the growth of Anglicanism within the British Empire, the relations of Church and imperial state, and the dreams of an imperial Anglicanism. There are three distinct narratives. ... More


The Liberated African Department

Padraic X. Scanlan

in Freedom's Debtors: British Antislavery in Sierra Leone in the Age of Revolution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300217445
eISBN:
9780300231526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217445.003.0006
Subject:
History, African History

After the conclusion of the Napoleonic Wars, the Court of Vice-Admiralty at Sierra Leone lost its place at the centre of the colonial economy. Former slaves released from the slave trade by the ... More


Christian Women in Chinese Society: The Anglican Story

Wai Ching Angela Wong and Patricia P. K. Chiu (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9789888455928
eISBN:
9789888455379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455928.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This volume expands on the long-standing debates about whether Christianity is a collaborator in, or a liberating force against the oppressive patriarchal culture for women in Asia through the ... More


Anglicans in the Horn of Africa: From Missionaries and Chaplains to a Missionary Church

Grant LeMarquand

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume V: Global Anglicanism, c. 1910-2000

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780199643011
eISBN:
9780191840111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199643011.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History

In the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Anglican missionaries attempted to bring renewal to the ancient Ethiopian Orthodox Church by teaching the Orthodox clergy and people the content of the ... More


Anglicanism in China and East Asia, 1819–1912

Philip L. Wickeri

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume III: Partisan Anglicanism and its Global Expansion 1829-c.1914

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199699704
eISBN:
9780191831812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699704.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

Anglican and American Episcopalian missionaries went to China in the early nineteenth century, following Western political and commercial expansion to Asia, and all over the world. Somewhat later, ... More


Anglican Mission amongst Muslims, 1900–1940

Catriona Laing

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume V: Global Anglicanism, c. 1910-2000

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780199643011
eISBN:
9780191840111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199643011.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Church History

On paper, Anglican mission to the Middle East in the first half of the twentieth century was a failure. Compared with other missionary efforts, conversion rates in the Muslim world were low. Despite ... More


Anglican Schools in Muslim-Majority Societies, 1910–2010

Richard J. Jones

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume V: Global Anglicanism, c. 1910-2000

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780199643011
eISBN:
9780191840111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199643011.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Church History

When the Christian movement inserts itself into a culture, indigenous institutions serving to inculcate values and to teach both a world-view and religious rites are necessarily affected. In ... More


Anglicanism in New Zealand and the South Pacific

Allan K. Davidson

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume III: Partisan Anglicanism and its Global Expansion 1829-c.1914

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199699704
eISBN:
9780191831812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699704.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

Anglican beginnings in New Zealand were led by Samuel Marsden and the Church Missionary Society, with active involvement from the beginning by Māori. Missionaries were heavily involved in the Treaty ... More


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