Jesus and Pocahontas: Gospel, Mission, and National Myth

Jesus and Pocahontas: Gospel, Mission, and National Myth

by Howard A. Snyder



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780718894191
Publisher: Lutterworth Press, The
Publication date: 10/29/2015
Pages: 284
Product dimensions: 9.01(w) x 6.02(h) x (d)

About the Author

Howard A. Snyder is Visiting Director of the Manchester Wesley Research Centre in Manchester, England. He has served as a pastor and as a professor at Asbury Theological Seminary (1996-2006), Tyndale Seminary in Toronto (2007-12), and elsewhere. His books include The Problem of Wineskins, The Radical Wesley, Models of the Kingdom, and Salvation Means Creation Healed (with Joel Scandrett).

Table of Contents

Foreword by Randy Woodley
Personal Note
Chapter One Little Princess Pocahontas?
Chapter Two Her Daddy's Empire
Chapter Three Enter Pocahontas
Chapter Four John Smith, Powhatan, Pocahontas
Chapter Five The Starving Time
Chapter Six Kidnapped: Pocahontas Betrayed
Chapter Seven True Love: Pocahontas and John Rolfe
Chapter Eight Pocahontas Meets Jesus
Chapter Nine John Rolfe, Tobacco Man
Chapter Ten London Celebrity vi
Chapter Eleven Last Days of Pocahontas
Chapter Twelve Twisting the Gospel
Chapter Thirteen Faces of Pocahontas: Justifying Myth
Chapter Fourteen Faces of Pocahontas: Virgin Mother
Chapter Fifteen Faces of Pocahontas: Disney Celebrity
Chapter Sixteen The Long, Bitter Trail
Chapter Seventeen Pocahontas in Heaven
Chapter Eighteen Pocahontas Speaks
Chapter Nineteen The Uses of Pocahontas and the Four Sins
Chapter Twenty Takeaways: What It All Means
Sources and Acknowledgments
General Index

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