Putting Names with Faces: Women's Impact in Mission History

Putting Names with Faces: Women's Impact in Mission History

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ISBN-13: 9781426758393
Publisher: Abingdon Press
Publication date: 09/28/2012
Pages: 390
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Barbara Cameron is the author of more than30 fiction and nonfiction books, three nationally televised movies (HBO-Cinemax), and the winner of the first Romance Writers of America Golden Heart Award. When a relative took her to visit the Amish community in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, she felt led to write about the spiritual values and simple joys she witnessed there. Shecurrently resides in Edgewater, FL. Find out more about Barbara at barbaracameron.com, amishhearts.com and amishliving.com.

Table of Contents

Foreword Dietrich Werner 9

Introduction Christine Lienemann-Perrin Atola Longkumer Afrie Songco Joye 15

Part I Foundational Perspectives

1 Biblical Perspectives on Women's Impact in Mission Christine Lienemann-Perrin 23

2 Women's Absence and Presence in the History and Records of Christian Mission: Historical Survey of Women in Mission Christine Lienemann-Perrin Atola Longkumer Marilú Rojas Salazar Karla Ann Koll Afrie Songco Joye Cathy Ross 45

Part II Case Studies

3 Mothers for All: The Missionary Impact on Models of Femininity and Maternity in West Africa Amélé Adamavi-Aho Ekué 99

4 Gendered Charisma: Women in Mission in the Neo-Pentecostal Churches and Charismatic Movements in Kenya Philomena Njeri Mwaura Damaris Parsitau Seleina 123

5 Women in Ethiopian Christianity: An Appraisal of Their Impacts Past and Present Belaynesh Bekele Abiyo 147

6 A Passion for Evangelism and a Heart for the Women of Iran Gulnar Francis-Dehqani 169

7 Tetsur Tesayula: Christian Mission and Gender among the Ao Naga of Northeast India Atola Longkumer 187

8 Christianity and Women in Contemporary China Kwok Pui-lan 207

9 Mission and Gender Justice from a Korean Protestant Perspective Meehyun Chung 223

10 Naito Julia and Women Catechists in the Jesuit Mission in Japan and the Philippines Haruko Nawata Ward 247

11 Women's Society and Deaconesses' Mission in the Philippines Chita Rebollido-Millan 259

12 More than Wives: Rediscovering the little "m" in Our Mission History: A Case Study of Four Missionary Wives in Early Aotearoa/New Zealand Cathy Ross 277

13 Missionaries' Commitment in Mexico: Women's Education and Resistance to Violence Marilú Rojas Salazar 297

14 Churches and Social Service: Presbyterian Women in Mission in Guatemala Karla Ann Koll 317

15 Swiss-German Protestant Women in Mission: The Basel Mission (Nineteenth to Twenty-first Century) Heike Walz 335

Part III Consequences for Theological Reflection on Mission

16 "Without Faces": Women's Perspectives on Contextual Missiology Cathy Ross 361

Afterword Fulata Lusungu Moyo 383

Contributors 385

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