E.C.Bridgman (1801-1861), America's Finest Missionary to China (Studies in the History of Missions v.19)

E.C.Bridgman (1801-1861), America's Finest Missionary to China (Studies in the History of Missions v.19)

By: Michael C. Lazich (author)Hardback

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This biography examines the life and career of Elijah Coleman Bridgman.

Contents

The Millennial impulse: America's first missionary to China; "Christian Union in China"; the diffusion of useful knowledge; opium, politics, and the gospel; missionary diplomacy - the lures and perils of political service; images of Shangdi - the "term question"; North China mission - Shanghai vs. the "heavenly capital"; missionary diplomacy II - Millennial promise fulfilled and belied.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773477339
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 408
  • ID: 9780773477339
  • ISBN10: 0773477330

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