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Mighty England Do Good: Culture, Faith, Empire, and World in the Foreign Missions of the Church of England, 1850-1915

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The first in-depth study of the foreign missions of the Church of EnglandIn late Victorian and Edwardian England, says Steven Maughan, foreign missions had a broad resonance and significance not adequately explored by historians of English culture. Mighty England Do Good fills that lacuna by examining the rapid growth of foreign missions in the Church of England between 1850 and 1915, culminating at the height of the missionary enterprise in Britain. Maughan's book bridges the gaps between religious, cultural, and imperial history to give a full picture of the movement's importance.Maughan explores Anglicanism as a microcosm of the larger religious culture of Britain, particularly in light of the expanding British empire. This book provides a multidimensional reassessment of the power that foreign missions had to shape belief, institutions, culture, and practice not only within the Church of England but also in the broader culture of the time.

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  • SKU: 9780802869463
  • SKU10: 0802869467
  • Title: Mighty England Do Good: Culture, Faith, Empire, and World in the Foreign Missions of the Church of England, 1850-1915
  • Series: Studies in the History of Christian Missions (Paperback)
  • Qty Remaining Online: 4
  • Publisher: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
  • Date Published: Aug 2014
  • Pages: 527
  • Weight lbs: 1.65
  • Dimensions: 9.10" L x 6.20" W x 1.20" H
  • Category: GENERAL INTEREST
  • Subject: Europe - Great Britain - General

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