Protestant missions

their rise and early progress by Augustus Charles Thompson

Publisher: Student volunteer movement for foreign missions in New York

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Statementby Augustus C. Thompson.
The Physical Object
Pagination314 p.
Number of Pages314
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Open LibraryOL22890834M
OCLC/WorldCa2880017

The Protestant churches were initially slow to undertake foreign missions, but their emphasis on a personal gospel and their recovery of the Scriptures prepared the way for a massive outreach once the Protestant nations acquired colonies from the 16th to the 19th century. In the 19th and early 20th centuries there developed a great upsurge of. In his book, A History of Christian Missions Stephen Neill describes the heterogeneous theological nature of those involved in recent global missionary activity. World evangelism has not been a monopoly of any one of the three great branches of Christianity: Orthodox, Roman Catholic and Protestant. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ritter, H. History of Protestant missions in Japan. Tokyo: Methodist Pub. House, (OCoLC)   Protestantism, movement that began in northern Europe in the early 16th century as a reaction to medieval Roman Catholic doctrines and practices. Along with Roman Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy, Protestantism became one of three major forces in Christianity. Learn more about Protestantism in this article.

  In the earliest years of the Reformation, none of the major Protestant bodies possessed significant naval and maritime resources to take the gospel outside the bounds of Europe. The Iberian Catholic kingdoms of Spain and Portugal, on the other hand, who were the acknowledged leaders among missions sending regions at this time, had resources. Other furlough activity included the following: preaching in many of our churches (15 of them), spending two Sundays in our calling church (Doon PRC), promoting the mission field through presentations in our Protestant Reformed schools, sorting through and shipping books we still had in storage, attending the annual Synod, etc. Online roundtable discussion of the new book edited by Simone Maghenzani (Cambridge) and Stefano Villani (Maryland), British Protestant Missions and the Conversion of Europe, (Routledge, ). With Hannah Marcus (Harvard), Hilary Carey (Bristol). Protestant Missions And Local Encounters In The Nineteenth And Twentieth Centuries. Author: Hilde Nielssen Publisher: BRILL ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF, Kindle Category: Religion Languages: en Pages: View: Get Book. Book Description: This book makes visible an important but neglected aspect of Christian missions.

Robert Morrison, FRS (5 January – 1 August ), was an Anglo-Scottish Protestant missionary to Portuguese Macao, Qing-era Guangdong, and Dutch Malacca, who was also a pioneering sinologist, lexicographer, and translator considered the "Father of Anglo-Chinese Literature".. Morrison, a Presbyterian preacher, is most notable for his work in China.. After twenty-five years of work he.

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Protestants Abroad: How Missionaries Tried to Change the World but Changed America: Hollinger, David A.: : by:   Global Protestant Missions book.

Politics, Protestant missions book, and Communication, ss. Edited By Jenna M. Gibbs. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 3 July Pub. location London. Imprint Routledge. DOI : Jenna M. Gibbs. The Equality of Believers is a pioneering work that treats many topics not dealt with scholarship is impeccable, and the result is a very rich and detailed study that is beautifully written.

The book rests on an enormous base of evidence, archival and other, and is clearly the product of many decades of by: Protestant Missions and Local Encounters in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (Studies in Christian Mission) [Hilde Nielssen, Inger Marie Okkenhaug, Karina Hestad Skeie] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Protestant Missions and Local Encounters in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (Studies in Christian Mission)Cited by: 3. Book Description The book investigates facets of global Protestantism through Anglican, Quaker, Episcopalian, Moravian, Lutheran Pietist, and Pentecostal missions to enslaved and indigenous peoples and political reform endeavours in a global purview that spans the s to the s.

The year alone witnessed the publication of books by six prominent missionaries—Frank Rawlinson, Daniel J. Fleming, E.

Stanley Jones, Frank C. Laubach, A. Reischauer, and Mary Scheffler Platt—who attacked the paternalist presumptions of missionary preaching, expressed deep respect for the cultures and religions of the non-Western world, and. The Bible and the Flag: Protestant Missions & British Imperialism in the Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries.

The Bible and the Flag by Dr. Brian Stanley (Professor of World Christianity at the University of Edinburgh and Director of its Centre for the Study of World Christianity) is a penetrating and thorough historical examination of the polarizing accusation that “the trader and the settler followed the.

All missions books point to one thing: the believer’s call to fulfill the Great Commission. These books not only help us learn about missions, they encourage us to action. This is done through full-time service overseas, short-term trips, work among international people groups in the United States, financial support, and many other avenues as.

In his ongoing work on the history of Protestant missions, sociologist Robert Woodberry has done an amazing amount of statistical analysis using a vast volume of historical data entered by an army of student workers to demonstrate the benefits of Protestant missions.

Protestant missions, – Early Protestant missions. Protestant missions emerged well after Martin Luther launched the Reformation in ; Protestants began to expand overseas through migration, notably to North America.

European colonization of North America aroused interest in Native Americans, and the Virginia and Massachusetts charters enjoined their conversion. This book is the first account of British Protestant conversion initiatives directed towards continental Europe between and Continental Europe was considered a missionary land—another periphery of the world, whose centre was imperial Britain.

British missions to Europe were informed by religious experiments in America, Africa, and Asia, rendering these offensives against Europe a.

Xi Lian's book is a well-written, well-researched, and fascinating account of the Protestant missionary movement in China Reading it one sighs and thinks of the scramble since Septem to learn about Islam. Geographical distance is no longer an excuse for ignorance of other cultures--and that applies to all protagonists.5/5(3).

Outline of a History of Protestant Missions from the Reformation to the Present Time by Gustav Warneck; Editor-George Robson, D.D. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The History of Protestant Missions in Korea, Issue 6 of Series of reprints of Western books on Korea: Author: Nak-chun Paek: Edition: 2, reprint: Publisher: Yonsei University Press, 4/5(1).

First Protestant Missions. The Book of Religions — John Hayward The first Protestant mission on record was undertaken inby Michael, who was sent into Lapland by Gustavus Vasa, king of Sweden. This book is the first account of British Protestant conversion initiatives directed towards continental Europe between and Continental Europe was considered a missionary land—another periphery of the world, whose centre was imperial :   Excerpt from Protestant Missions in Bengal: Illustrated: Being the Substance of a Course of Lectures Delivered on Indian Missions The history of this little work, and the reason for its appearance before the public, are the following.

About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic : J. Weitbrecht. Get this from a library. British Protestant missions and the conversion of Europe, [Simone Maghenzani; Stefano Villani;] -- "This book is the first account of British Protestant conversion initiatives directed towards continental Europe between and Continental Europe was considered a missionary land-another.

When Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses for public debate to the church door at Wittenberg on the 31st of Octoberthe Protestant Reformation officially began its long journey. 1 Luther was not the sole pioneer of Protestantism, as he had already been influenced in his theology by the life of Jan Hus () and likewise by the Lollards.

2 He became, however, the pivotal. Protestantism - Protestantism - The spread of missions: As European and to a lesser extent American power grew in the 19th century, the Protestant churches entered their greatest period of expansion.

Confronted at home by new industrial cities, they developed social services on a scale hitherto unknown, including hospitals, orphanages, temperance work, care of the old, extension of education. The Imperial Horizons of British Protestant Missions, book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Written by acknowledged ex 3/5(3). Caring, growing, changing: a history of the Protestant mission in Korea (Friendship Press, ) Hutchison, William R. Errand to the World: American Protestant Thought and Foreign Missions.

University of Chicago Press. ISBN Kane, J. Herbert. A Concise History of the Christian World Mission, Baker, ; Latourette, Kenneth Scott. The Awakening in Britain and the work of J. Hudson Taylor (–) helped increase the number of missionaries in China. By when Taylor created the China Inland Mission (CIM) there were 30 different Protestant groups at work in China.

But in the seven provinces in which Protestant missionaries were working, there were an estimated million people with only 91 workers. The great, pre-Civil War attempt of Protestant missionaries to Christianize Native Americans is found by Robert F.

Berkofer, Jr. to be a significant point of contact with enduring lessons for American thought. The irony displayed by this relationship, he says, did not really lie in the disparity between Anglo-Saxon ideals and the actual treatment of first peoples but in the failure of all.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Temu, A.J. British Protestant missions. [London], Longman, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors. In this comprehensive history of American foreign-mission thought from the colonial period to the current era, William R.

Hutchinson analyzes the varied and changing expressions of an American "sense of mission" that was more than religious in its implications. His account illuminates the dilemmas intrinsic to any venture in which one culture attempts to apply its ideals and technology to the 4/5(2).

The pioneering sociologist Max Weber was the first to draw attention to the Protestant work ethic. In his book The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, published inWeber studied the phenomenal economic growth, social mobility, and cultural change that accompanied the Reformation.

He went so far as to credit the Reformation for. Protestant missions in South America. New York: Young People's Missionary Movement of the United States and Canada,© (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors /.

The History of Protestant Missions in India: From Their Commencement in to (Paperback) by Matthew Atmore Sherring and a great selection of related books, art. A review of David Bosch, Transforming Mission, 9/ David Bosch, himself, says that when Transforming Mission was suggested as a title for this work he had misgivings about it, but in its ambiguity it has proved to be a most helpful reflection of both the major theses of the book.

(Bosch: xv). The ambiguity lies in that mission is both something, which transforms and effective mission. These missions were mostly influenced under the direct control of the Church of England. The following is an incomplete list of Protestant missionaries in India.

Contents.Get this from a library! The history of Protestant missions in Korea, [Nak-chun Paek].The book investigates facets of global Protestantism through Anglican, Quaker, Episcopalian, Moravian, Lutheran Pietist, and Pentecostal missions to enslaved and indigenous peoples and political reform endeavours in a global purview that spans the s to the s.