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The growth of rural madrasa

Felicitas Becker

in Becoming Muslim in Mainland Tanzania, 1890-2000

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264270
eISBN:
9780191734182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264270.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In parallel with mosques, centres of Quranic education, known locally as madrasa, sprang up in the countryside between c.1920 and 1960. They were small, poor, and often transient; their one defining ... More


. Disciplining the Modern Body and Mind

HYAEWEOL CHOI

in Gender and Mission Encounters in Korea: New Women, Old Ways

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098695
eISBN:
9780520943780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098695.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

In 1918, a Christian Korean intellectual and educator, Yun Ch'i-ho, stated that “if the Christian missionaries had accomplished nothing else in Korea, the introduction of female education alone ... More


Conflict in Suburbia: Localism, Race, and Education in Johnson County, Kansas

John L. Rury

in Creating the Suburban School Advantage: Race, Localism, and Inequality in an American Metropolis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748394
eISBN:
9781501748417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748394.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter offers an account of developments on the Kansas side of the border, focusing specifically on the rise of the Shawnee Mission School District. Johnson County became known for the high ... More


Mission Schools and the Meaning of Conversion

Emily Conroy-Krutz

in Christian Imperialism: Converting the World in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453533
eISBN:
9781501701047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453533.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the native Indians' responses to the conversion efforts of American missionaries. Focusing on the interactions at mission schools and the writings of one early convert in Bombay ... More


The Power of the Word and Prophecy: Pathways of Conversion in Africa and the Pacific

Brian Stanley

in Christianity in the Twentieth Century: A World History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196848
eISBN:
9781400890316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196848.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter traces a number of different trajectories whereby a religion emanating from Western societies became, in the course of the twentieth century, a faith rooted in the soil of West African ... 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


Pre-Victorian Colonial Education

Anilkumar Belvadi

in Missionary Calculus: Americans in the Making of Sunday Schools in Victorian India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190052423
eISBN:
9780190052454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190052423.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

Chapter 2 is a retelling of nearly two hundred years of pre-Victorian Indian colonial education, presented to aid interpretations of American missionary action in the Victorian period. The chapter ... More


Clergy Education in America: Religious Leadership and American Public Life

Larry Abbott Golemon

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780195314670
eISBN:
9780197552872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195314670.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Judaism

This book explores the first 150 years of how pastors, priests, rabbis were educated in the United States. These clerical and professions were educated to lead in both religious and public ... More


March 1909: North Carolina

Elizabeth McCutchen Williams

in Appalachian Travels: The Diary of Olive Dame Campbell

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813136448
eISBN:
9780813141404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136448.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Working their way to Asheville, North Carolina to visit industrial schools, the Campbells had a cold, rough, and snowy trip to the mission school at Valle Crucis. From there, they headed toward ... More


“Some Kind of Precedent”: The Ambiguous Legacy of Bilingual Education

Natalia Mehlman Petrzela

in Classroom Wars: Language, Sex, and the Making of Modern Political Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199358458
eISBN:
9780199358489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199358458.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

This chapter analyzes how bilingual education was institutionalized and contested in two very different Californian metropolises, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Los Angeles, home to California’s ... More


The Social Contributions of a Chinese Anglican Woman Intellectual: The Life and Work of Kuo Siu-may

Chen Ruiwen

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/9789888455928.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The author’s great-grandmother, Zhan Aimei, was born into a peasant family in rural Fujian and educated by British missionaries, becoming a Christian teacher, wife and mother. The trajectory of her ... More


Roots of Educational Segregation

Yoni Furas

in Educating Palestine: Teaching and Learning History under the Mandate

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198856429
eISBN:
9780191889691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856429.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Social History

Chapter 2 traces the causes of educational segregation between Arabs and Jews, and it elucidates its sustainability through the weakness or failure of those prominent educators who sought another ... More


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