Methodists and their Missionary Societies 1900-1996

Methodists and their Missionary Societies 1900-1996

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This book examines the contribution of the Methodist Missionary Society (and its predecessors before 1932) to world-changing movements, from the remarkable mass conversions in south-west China and west Africa early in the century to the controversy over grants to liberation movements in the 1970s and 1980s. This is a ground-breaking study of the Methodist Missionary Societies in the twentieth century, how it adjusted to changing circumstances - including the forced withdrawals from China and Burma - and developed new initiatives and partnerships.While the speed and extent of change in the nineteenth century were unprecedented, they were outpaced in the twentieth. a graph ... could address, the number of people that a single warrior could kill, as well as the size of the global population, which grew four-fold in ... through a series of thematic essays rather than a chronological account or a geographical survey, though within most essays there is aanbsp;...

Title:Methodists and their Missionary Societies 1900-1996
Author:Revd John Pritchard
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2014-01-10


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