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Christian Missions and the Enlightenment





ISBN 9781138862630
Published March 4, 2015 by Routledge
246 Pages

 
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Addresses the nature of the influence of the European Enlightenment on the beliefs and practice of the Protestant missionaries who went to Asia and Africa from the mid-eighteenth century onwards, particularly British missions and the formative role of the Scottish Enlightenment on their thinking.

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'This collaborative series of essays, provides a fascinating and scholarly approach to the relationship between the assumptions and values of the enlightenment and European Christian missionary endeavour. Clearly this is the marker for a further series of essays.' - The Church Times