Errand to the World
American Protestant Thought and Foreign Missions
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Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Number of Pages: 235
Width: 17.4 cm
Height: 22.9 cm
In this comprehensive history of American foreign-mission thought from the colonial period to the current era, William R. Hutchinson analyzes the varied and changing expressions of an American "sense of mission" that was more than religious in its implications. His account illuminates the dilemmas intrinsic to any venture in which one culture attempts to apply its ideals and technology to the supposed benefit of another.