Released on 2019-08-25Categories History

The Churchman's Missionary Atlas

The Churchman's Missionary Atlas

Author:

Publisher: Alpha Edition

ISBN: 9353860806

Category: History

Page: 186

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This book has been considered by academicians and scholars of great significance and value to literature. This forms a part of the knowledge base for future generations. We have represented this book in the same form as it was first published. Hence any marks seen are left intentionally to preserve its true nature.
Released on 2010-03-18Categories History

The Communion of Women

The Communion of Women

Author: Elizabeth E. Prevost

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199570744

Category: History

Page: 325

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Elizabeth Prevost examines the massive Protestant campaign of female missionary expansion between the 1860s and 1930s, through a comparison of Anglican women's experience in Uganda and Madagascar.
Released on 2003Categories Biography & Autobiography

Missionary Women

Missionary Women

Author: Rhonda Anne Semple

Publisher: Boydell Press

ISBN: 1843830132

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 312

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Under the influence of wise and devoted and spiritually minded colleagues -- She is a lady of much ability and intelligence : the selection and training of candidates -- LMS work in North India : the feeblest work in all of India -- Good temper and common sense are invaluable : the Church of Scotland Eastern Himalayan Mission -- The work of the CIM at Chefoo : faith-filled generations -- Gender and the professionalization of Victorian society : the mission example -- Conclusion: fools for Christ
Released on 2021-10-30Categories Science

Richard Congreve, Positivist Politics, the Victorian Press, and the British Empire

Richard Congreve, Positivist Politics, the Victorian Press, and the British Empire

Author: Matthew Wilson

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030834388

Category: Science

Page: 357

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This book is about the life and times of Richard Congreve. This polemicist was the first thinker to gain instant infamy for publishing cogent critiques of imperialism in Victorian Britain. As the foremost British acolyte of Auguste Comte, Congreve sought to employ the philosopher’s new science of sociology to dismantle the British Empire. With an aim to realise in its place Comte’s global vision of utopian socialist republican city-states, the former Oxford don and ex-Anglican minister launched his Church of Humanity in 1859. Over the next forty years, Congreve engaged in some of the most pressing foreign and domestic controversies of his day, despite facing fierce personal attacks in the Victorian press. Congreve made overlooked contributions to the history of science, political economy, and secular ethics. In this book Matthew Wilson argues that Congreve’s polemics, ‘in the name of Humanity’, served as the devotional practices of his Positivist church.