The Resource Cultural conversions : unexpected consequences of Christian missionary encounters in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia, edited by Heather J. Sharkey

Cultural conversions : unexpected consequences of Christian missionary encounters in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia, edited by Heather J. Sharkey

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Cultural conversions : unexpected consequences of Christian missionary encounters in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia
Title
Cultural conversions
Title remainder
unexpected consequences of Christian missionary encounters in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia
Statement of responsibility
edited by Heather J. Sharkey
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Essays in this volume study unforeseen cultural conversions that arose from missionary activities in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries."--Book jacket
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Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
BV2063
LC item number
.C785 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sharkey, Heather J.
Series statement
Religion and politics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Missions
  • Missions
  • Missions
  • Christianity
  • Christianity and culture
  • Christianity and politics
  • Christianity and culture
  • Christianity and politics
  • Christianity
  • Missions
  • Africa
  • Middle East
  • South Asia
Label
Cultural conversions : unexpected consequences of Christian missionary encounters in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia, edited by Heather J. Sharkey
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-306) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the unexpected consequences of Christian missionary encounters / Heather J. Sharkey -- Conflicting conversions and unexpected Christianities in Central Africa / David M. Gordon -- Church versus country: Palestinian Arab Episcopalians, nationalism, and revolt, 1936-39 / Laura Robson -- Missionaries and ethnography in the service of litigation: Hindu law and Christian custom in India's Deccan, 1750-1863 / Chandra Mallampalli -- Hybridity, parody, and contempt: Buddhist responses to Christian missions in Sri Lanka / Stephen C. Berkwitz -- The Port Said orphan scandal of 1933: colonialism, Islamism, and the Egyptian welfare state / Beth Baron -- Robert Moffat and the invention of Christianity in South Africa / Paul S. Landau -- Missionaries and the making of colonial notables: conversions to modernity in Eritrea and Ethiopia, 1890-1935 / James De Lorenzi -- The scholar-missionaries of the Basel Mission in southwest India: language, identity, and knowledge in flux / Mrinalini Sebastian -- The gospel in Arabic tongues: British Bible distribution, evangelical mission, and language politics in North Africa / Heather J. Sharkey
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 328 pages
Isbn
9780815633150
Lccn
2013022123
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
99952820117
System control number
  • (OCoLC)813949549
  • (OCoLC)ocn813949549
Label
Cultural conversions : unexpected consequences of Christian missionary encounters in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia, edited by Heather J. Sharkey
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-306) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the unexpected consequences of Christian missionary encounters / Heather J. Sharkey -- Conflicting conversions and unexpected Christianities in Central Africa / David M. Gordon -- Church versus country: Palestinian Arab Episcopalians, nationalism, and revolt, 1936-39 / Laura Robson -- Missionaries and ethnography in the service of litigation: Hindu law and Christian custom in India's Deccan, 1750-1863 / Chandra Mallampalli -- Hybridity, parody, and contempt: Buddhist responses to Christian missions in Sri Lanka / Stephen C. Berkwitz -- The Port Said orphan scandal of 1933: colonialism, Islamism, and the Egyptian welfare state / Beth Baron -- Robert Moffat and the invention of Christianity in South Africa / Paul S. Landau -- Missionaries and the making of colonial notables: conversions to modernity in Eritrea and Ethiopia, 1890-1935 / James De Lorenzi -- The scholar-missionaries of the Basel Mission in southwest India: language, identity, and knowledge in flux / Mrinalini Sebastian -- The gospel in Arabic tongues: British Bible distribution, evangelical mission, and language politics in North Africa / Heather J. Sharkey
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 328 pages
Isbn
9780815633150
Lccn
2013022123
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
99952820117
System control number
  • (OCoLC)813949549
  • (OCoLC)ocn813949549

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