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Women and missions : past and present : anthropological and historical perceptives / edited by Fiona Bowie, Deborah Kirkwood and Shirley Ardener.

By: Bowie, Fiona
Contributor(s): Kirkwood, Deborah | Ardener, Shirley
Language: English Publisher: Providence; Oxford : Berg, 1993.Description: xxii, 279p. : ill., photos ; 22m.ISBN: 0854968725
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Includes bibls. - Contents: Introduction: reclaiming women's presence / Fiona Bowie; Protestant missionary women: wives and spinsters / Deborah Kirkwood; The missing link': the recruitment of women missionaries in some English Evangelical missionary societies in the nineteenth century / Peter Williams; Wanted- earnest, self-sacrificing women for service in South Africa: nineteenth century recruitment for single women to Protestant missions / Cecillie Swaisland; God and nature intended you for a missionary's wife': Mary Hill, Jane Eyre and other missionary women in the 1840s / Valentine Cunningham; Were women a special case? / Adrian Hastings; From Heathen Kraal to Christian Home: Anglican mission education and African Christian Girls, 1850-1900 / Modupe Labode; The elusive Christian family: missionary attemps¿to define women's roles. Case studies from Cameroon / Fiona Bowie; Mission impact on women in colonial Kenya / Tabitha Kanogo; Mary Ann Cooke to Mother Teresa: Christian missionary women and the Indian response / Aparna Basu; Does Christianity empower women?: the case of the Anaguta of Central Nigeria / Elizabeth Isichei; Catholic missionaries and Andean women: mismatching views on gender and creation / Sarah Lund Skar; These Catholic sisters are all mamas!: celibacy and the metaphor of maternity / Joan F. Burke.