Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 35 items

  • Keywords: missionary work x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Civilizing and Its Discontents

J. P. DAUGHTON

in An Empire Divided: Religion, Republicanism, and the Making of French Colonialism, 1880-1914

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195305302
eISBN:
9780199866991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305302.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes that the new hope brought by Paul Doumer's government to the region only reignited internecine fighting among Frenchmen of differing religious and political orientations. It ... More


Church Established

STEVE BRUCE

in Paisley: Religion and Politics in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199281022
eISBN:
9780191712760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281022.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter details the growth of the Free Presbyterian Church of Ulster in Northern Ireland (and its international expansion) and its development of schools, missionary work, and theological ... More


Women in missions at home and abroad

Jennifer Lloyd

in Women and the Shaping of British Methodism: Persistent Preachers, 1807-1907

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078859
eISBN:
9781781702574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078859.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter surveys Methodist missions throughout the century and the opportunities they provided for professional female evangelism. It adopts a broad definition of missionary work, including home ... More


Before the Chicago World's Fair: Exhibiting Mormonism in America, 1830–1892

Reid L. Neilson

in Exhibiting Mormonism: The Latter-day Saints and the 1893 Chicago World's Fair

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195384031
eISBN:
9780199918324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384031.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

One could argue that LDS leaders and laity did not engage in orchestrated public relations efforts during most of the nineteenth century. But this does not mean that Mormons were unconcerned with ... More


The Indigenous Principle on the Ground: American Indians, White Missionaries, and the Building of Missions

Angie Maxwell

in Choosing the Jesus Way: American Indian Pentecostals and the Fight for the Indigenous Principle

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469612928
eISBN:
9781469614465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469612928.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter explores two basic aspects of missionary work: why Natives and whites became Pentecostal missionaries in the first place, and the mundane details of building their missions. Doing this ... More


Remembering and Reproducing Scotland: the Construction of National Identity

Esther Breitenbach

in Empire and Scottish Society: The Impact of Foreign Missions at Home, c. 1790 to c. 1914

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636204
eISBN:
9780748653485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636204.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter discusses discourses of national identity, examining the process at work in its formation and distinguishing different types of expression of national identity. It observes that explicit ... More


The Indigenous Principle: Pentecostal Missionary Theology and the Birth of the Assemblies of God’s Home Missions to American Indians

Angie Maxwell

in Choosing the Jesus Way: American Indian Pentecostals and the Fight for the Indigenous Principle

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469612928
eISBN:
9781469614465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469612928.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter focuses on the Assemblies of God (AG) and the roots of its missionary program to American Indians. It explains the indigenous principle and its importance to Pentecostal missionary ... More


What Can He Do?: African-American Churchmen Confront the Black Women's Era

Angela Hornsby-Gutting

in Black Manhood and Community Building in North Carolina, 1900–1930

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032931
eISBN:
9780813039404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032931.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines North Carolina Baptist Convention leaders' efforts to make their churches and themselves more manly. Fearing that their churches were becoming feminized, they sought to weaken ... More


The Missionary Impulse

Albert Monshan Wu

in From Christ to Confucius: German Missionaries, Chinese Christians, and the Globalization of Christianity, 1860-1950

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300217070
eISBN:
9780300225266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217070.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter investigates the broader global context that generated the nineteenth-century missionary revival, which laid the foundation for missionary organizations like the Protestant Berlin ... More


Evangelicals

Sarah E. Ruble

in The Gospel of Freedom & Power: Protestant Missionaries in American Culture after World War II

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835814
eISBN:
9781469601601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837429_ruble.6
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter focuses on American evangelicals and the affirmation of their normativity. It begins by discussing a brief historical background of the evangelicals and the impact of Cold War in their ... More


Yiddish in the Judenmission

in A Goy Who Speaks Yiddish: Christians and the Jewish Language in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781930
eISBN:
9780804782821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781930.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Both the Reformation and the Protestant movement provided an impetus to the long-standing Christian ambition to convert the Jews to Christianity. This Jewish conversion initially failed to ... More


The Lived Indigenous Principle: New Understandings of Pentecostal Healing, Native Culture, and Pentecostal Indian Identity

Angie Maxwell

in Choosing the Jesus Way: American Indian Pentecostals and the Fight for the Indigenous Principle

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469612928
eISBN:
9781469614465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469612928.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter considers the messy and at times ugly undercurrents that took place in Pentecostal missionary work to American Indians. It discusses how white missionaries viewed traditional native ... More


Introduction

Terryl L. Givens and Matthew J. Grow

in Parley P. Pratt: The Apostle Paul of Mormonism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195375732
eISBN:
9780199918300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375732.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The introduction argues for Pratt’s significance in shaping early Mormon thought, culture, and history. In addition, it makes the comparison between Pratt’s role in early Mormonism and Paul’s role in ... More


Achievements and Consequences: Intended and Unintended

Eleanor H. Tejirian and Reeva Spector Simon

in Conflict, Conquest, and Conversion: Two Thousand Years of Christian Missions in the Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231138659
eISBN:
9780231511094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231138659.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter assesses the outcomes of missionary work in the Middle East. For Protestant missionaries, improving the status of women was an important goal and in the mission field it was closely ... More


Reconstruction’s Revival: The Foreign Mission Board of the National Baptist Convention and the Roots of Black Populist Diplomacy

Brandi Hughes

in African Americans in U.S. Foreign Policy: From the Era of Frederick Douglass to the Age of Obama

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038877
eISBN:
9780252096839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038877.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores how missionary work that began as evangelical outreach developed into a system of shared grievances when African Americans began to see the meaningful parallels and symmetries ... More


Yiddish and German in the Judenmission: The Limits of Linguistic Adaptation

in A Goy Who Speaks Yiddish: Christians and the Jewish Language in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781930
eISBN:
9780804782821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781930.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Christian preoccupation with Yiddish in early modern Germany involved two tendencies: the attempt of Christians to use the Jewish language for their own purposes, and their severe criticism of ... More


Print Culture and the Power of Native Literacy in California and New England Missions

Steven W. Hackel and Hilary E. Wyss

in Native Americans, Christianity, and the Reshaping of the American Religious Landscape

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834060
eISBN:
9781469606316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899663_martin.13
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter discusses the distinction made between Protestant and Catholic forms of evangelization, especially in terms of missionary work. Certainly there is a great deal to be said about the ... More


Missionary Orientology

David Schimmelpenninck van der Oye

in Russian Orientalism: Asia in the Russian Mind from Peter the Great to the Emigration

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110630
eISBN:
9780300162899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110630.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In 1854, Nicholas I officially shut down Kazan University's chairs in orientology. The Most Holy Synod in St. Petersburg then authorized the Missionary Division at the Kazan Theological Academy, with ... More


The 'Incumberances': British Women in India, 1615-1856

Joan Mickelson Gaughan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198092148
eISBN:
9780199082780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092148.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In 1615, the Directors of the East India Company saw only two roles that women might play in India—either they would encumber what the Company was about or they could be spiritual emotional supports ... More


Entangled Communities: German Lutherans in Ontario and North America, 1880–1930

Benjamin Bryce

in Entangling Migration History: Borderlands and Transnationalism in the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060736
eISBN:
9780813050898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060736.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter argues that regional, national, and transnational connections shaped many local German-language Lutheran communities in Ontario. It analyzes the spread of organized Lutheranism, the ... More


View: