Methodists and their Missionary Societies 1900-1996

Methodists and their Missionary Societies 1900-1996

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This book examines the contribution of the Methodist Missionary Society (and its predecessors before 1932) to world-changing movements, from the remarkable mass conversions in south-west China and west Africa early in the century to the controversy over grants to liberation movements in the 1970s and 1980s. This is a ground-breaking study of the Methodist Missionary Societies in the twentieth century, how it adjusted to changing circumstances - including the forced withdrawals from China and Burma - and developed new initiatives and partnerships.... they became formally autonomous. innumerable Methodist congregations continued to use the 1933 Methodist hymn ... unhurried movement of a Ghanaian congregation dancing to the front of the church with their thank-offerings became aanbsp;...

Title:Methodists and their Missionary Societies 1900-1996
Author:Revd John Pritchard
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2014-02-28


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