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Nothing But Christ : Rufus Anderson and the Ideology of Protestant Foreign Missions - Paul William Harris

Nothing But Christ

Rufus Anderson and the Ideology of Protestant Foreign Missions

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Published: 1st February 2000
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Paul William Harris book examines the career of Rufus Anderson, the central figure in the formation and implementation of missionary ideology in the middle decades of the nineteenth century. Corresponding Secretary of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions from 1832 to 1866, Anderson effectively set the terms of debate on missionary policy on both sides of the Atlantic and indeed long after his death. In telling his story, Harris also speaks to basic questions in nineteenth-century American history and in the relationship between American culture and the cultures of what later came to be known as the third world.

"Schweiger's book is gracefully written, well researched, provocative, and has important implications for the future study of southern religion." - Religious Studies Review "...we are indebted to Harris for expanding our knowledge of Anderson and for providing an alternate perspective that stimulates us to reexamine the accepted historical wisdom about him."--International Bulletin of Missionary Research

Introduction 1: Indian Missions and the Puritan Legacy 2: Self-Denial and Civilization 3: Educational Ends and Means 4: Hard Times 5: The Abolitionist Attack 6: The Powers that Be 7: To Ordain Paster Over Them 8: The Deputation to India 9: Into History

ISBN: 9780195131727
ISBN-10: 019513172X
Series: Religion in America Life (Hardcover)
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 216
Published: 1st February 2000
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.47 x 16.26  x 2.13
Weight (kg): 0.52