|Taking Christianity to China : Alabama missionaries in the middle kingdom, 1850-1950|
Berkley, Gerald W.
|Pub. Location||Tuscaloosa, AL||Publisher||University of Alabama Press|
|Date||1997||Phys. Desc.||xiv, 424 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm|
|Location||Admin. Office||Call Number||BR1287.F58 1997|
|Taking Christianity to China : Alabama missionaries in the middle kingdom, 1850-1950 / Wayne Flynt and Gerald W. Berkley.|
Includes bibliographical references (pages 359-415) and index.
Contents: The light of science and revelation: the mission -- You can see all nations here: Alabama culture and the missionary enterprise -- The intense longing of my heart: -- Preparing for China missions -- One of the hardest things I ever undertook: -- First contact with China -- The peculiar customs are so bewildering: -- Understanding Chinese culture -- The best way is to live one day at a time: -- Missionary life in China -- A trip of preaching, healing, and teaching: missionary work -- I was a different person, my girlhood was past: -- Woman consciousness among Alabama missionaries -- Error is propagated along with truth: conflict among Alabama missionaries -- Jesus Christ had nothing to do with the French: -- Missionaries and Chinese politics: -- You who drink the water, do not forget the person who dug the well: -- The legacies of Alabama missionaries in China.
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