"Providence has freed our hands" : women's missions and the American encounter with Japan / Karen K. Seat.

By: Seat, Karen K
Material type: TextTextSeries: Women in religion (Syracuse University): Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2008Edition: 1st edDescription: xvii, 193 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 9780815631811 (hardcover : alk. paper); 0815631812 (hardcover : alk. paper)Subject(s): Women in missionary work | United States -- Church history -- 19th century | Russell, Elizabeth, 1836-1928 | Methodist Episcopal Church -- Missions -- Japan | Missions -- Japan | Women missionaries -- United StatesLOC classification: BV2610 | .S43 2008
Contents:
"Something in me, dangerous" : women's missions in the age of empire -- "Translated from darkness to light" : the formation of an American missionary woman -- "Who are we that we should fight against the Holy Spirit?" : the rise of the American women's mission movement -- "Opened before our delighted vision" : American Protestant missionaries in new Japan -- "The world moves" : Protestant missionaries negotiate gender ideologies -- "One world-wide sisterhood" : advocating a conditional equality.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-180) and index.

"Something in me, dangerous" : women's missions in the age of empire -- "Translated from darkness to light" : the formation of an American missionary woman -- "Who are we that we should fight against the Holy Spirit?" : the rise of the American women's mission movement -- "Opened before our delighted vision" : American Protestant missionaries in new Japan -- "The world moves" : Protestant missionaries negotiate gender ideologies -- "One world-wide sisterhood" : advocating a conditional equality.

6/2009 22.95 (13.77) Gift of Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Carl Burton.

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