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Errand to the World : American Protestant Thought and Foreign Missions - William R. Hutchison

Errand to the World

American Protestant Thought and Foreign Missions

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Published: 1st January 1987
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In this comprehensive history of American foreign-mission thought from the colonial period to the current era, William R. Hutchinson analyzes the varied and changing expressions of an American "sense of mission" that was more than religious in its implications. His account illuminates the dilemmas intrinsic to any venture in which one culture attempts to apply its ideals and technology to the supposed benefit of another.

List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction: God's Mission and America's
""Civilizing"": From Necessity to Virtue Sources in Roman Catholic Missions Protestants and the Indians Against the Grain: The Quakers
New Nation, New Errand Home Base and Foreign Footholds Mission Apologetics The Language of Spiritual Expansionism Legacies
Christ, Not Culture ""Little Else Than Disappointment"": Lessons from the American-Indian Missions Hawaii and the Perils of Su
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ISBN: 9780226363103
ISBN-10: 0226363104
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 1st January 1987
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.7 x 15.2  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.33