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By Dana L. Robert

Series: Studies within the heritage of Christian Missions (SHCM)In this quantity, top historians of Christianity within the non-Western global study the connection among missionaries and nineteenth-century ecu colonialism, and among indigenous converts and the colonial contexts during which they lived. compelled to function inside a political framework of ecu expansionism that lay open air their strength to regulate, missionaries and early converts variously tried to co-opt convinced points of colonialism and to alter what appeared prejudicial to gospel values.These participants are the leading historians of their fields, and the concrete historic occasions that they discover convey the genuine complexity of missionary efforts to "convert" colonialism.Contributors: J. F. Ade Ajayi
Roy Bridges
Richard Elphick
Eleanor Jackson
Daniel Jeyaraj
Andrew Porter
Dan L. Robert
R. G. Tiedemann
C. Peter Williams

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