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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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DescriptionThis biography examines the life and career of Elijah Coleman Bridgman.
ContentsThe 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.
- publication date: 31/05/2000
- ISBN13: 9780773477339
- Format: Hardback
- Number Of Pages: 408
- ID: 9780773477339
- ISBN10: 0773477330
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