Methodists and their missionary societies 1760-1900 (Book, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Methodists and their missionary societies 1760-1900 Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Methodists and their missionary societies 1760-1900

Author: John Pritchard
Publisher: Wey Court East, Union Road, Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub. Company, [2013]
Series: Ashgate Methodist studies series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This title offers an account of the overseas mission activity of British and Irish Methodists, its roots and fruits. Pritchard explores many aspects of mission, ranging from Labrador to New Zealand and from Sierra Leone to Sri Lanka, from open air preaching to political engagement, from the isolation of early pioneers to the creation of self-governing churches.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Pritchard
ISBN: 9781409470496 1409470490 1409470504 9781409470502 1409470512 9781409470519
OCLC Number: 833130906
Description: xxiii, 293 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Beginning with Wesley --
Coke's world parish --
1813 --
Colonies and dominions --
Pioneers --
Gospel and justice --
The WMMS: the first fifty years --
Into India --
The challenge of China --
Advance in Africa --
Islands in the sun --
Parallel missions --
The century in retrospect --
The life of the missionary --
Women workers --
Missionary martyrs of the nineteenth century --
Conclusion: A new century.
Series Title: Ashgate Methodist studies series.
Responsibility: John Pritchard.

Abstract:

This book, together with a companion volume on the 20th century, offers an account of the overseas mission activity of British and Irish Methodists, its roots and fruits. Pritchard explores many  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'There has long been a need for a concise and comprehensive account of British Methodism's engagement in world mission. John Pritchard's volume admirably meets that need and will be essential reading Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (4)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.