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The Foreign missionary enterprise at home : explorations in North American cultural history
AuthorBays, Daniel H.
Wacker, Grant, 1945-
Pub. LocationTuscaloosa, ALPublisherUniversity of Alabama Press
Date2003Phys. Desc.x, 332 p. ; 24 cm.
LocationReading RoomCall NumberBV2121.U6 F67 2003
The foreign missionary enterprise at home : explorations in North American cultural history / edited by Daniel H. Bays and Grant Wacker.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-323) and index.

Missions in Liberia and race relations in the United States / John Saillant -- The serpentine trail : Haitian missions and the construction of African-American religious identity / Laurie F. Maffly-Kipp -- Revolution at home and abroad : radical implications of the Protestant call to missions / Mark Hanley -- From the native ministry to the talented tenth : the foreign missionary origins of white support for Black colleges / Jay Riley Case -- Organizing for missions : a Methodist case study / Russell E. Richey -- Mapping Presbyterian missionary identity in the church at home and abroad / Anne Blue Wills -- The scientific study of missions : textbooks of the central committee on the united study of foreign missions / Nancy A. Hardesty -- Open-winged piety : reflex influence and the woman's missionary society of the Methodist Church in Canada / Marilyn F. Whiteley -- Hotbed of missions : the China inland mission, Toronto Bible College, and the faith missions Bible school connection / Alvyn Austin -- From India's coral strand : Pandita Ramabai and U.S. support for foreign missions / Edith L. Blumhofer -- The general and the gringo / William L. Svelmoe -- The waning of the missionary impulse : the case of Pearl S. Buck / Grant Wacker -- To save "free Vietnam" and lose our souls : the missionary impulse, voluntary agencies, and Protestant dissent against the war / Scott Flipse -- In the modern world, but not of it : the "auca martyrs," evangelicalism, and postwar American culture / Kathryn Long -- Evangelists of destruction : missions to native Americans in recent film / Jay S.F. Blossom.

Subject(s)Missions, American--History
Missions, Canadian--History
United States--Church history
Canada--Church history
SeriesReligion and American culture (Tuscaloosa, Ala.)
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #5362
ISBN0817312455LCCN2002-10609OCLC50204435