Mission as Globalization Hardback
Methodists in Southeast Asia at the Turn of the Twentieth Century
by David W. Scott;
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Mission as Globalization
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In chapters exploring each metaphor separately, the book reviews how each form of secular globalization functions to create transnational connections before examining the details of how the Malaysia Mission functioned in a similar fashion. Along the way, the book investigates the lives of all involved in the mission: missionaries, church members of the mission, and mission supporters. Although Southeast Asia (including the Straits Settlements, Federated Malay States, Sarawak, and Netherlands Indies) and the United States are important geographic foci for the book, India, China, Britain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Germany, Australia, and Canada all have parts to play. In exploring these metaphors, the book draws on several scholarly fields including migration studies, business history, media studies, political theory, and cultural history, blending them together into a social history of the mission. By so doing, it identifies both ways in which the effects of Christian mission paralleled other globalizing forces and unique contributions Christian mission made to turn-of-the-twentieth-century globalization.
Mission as Globalization by David W. Scott was published by Lexington Books in July 2016. The ISBN for Mission as Globalization is 9781498526630.
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|Author / Artist||David W. Scott|
|Publisher||Lexington Books (July 2016)|
|Number of Pages||264|
|Page last updated||22nd March 2018|