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American Indians and Christian Missions Studies in Cultural Conflict

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ISBN-10: 0226068129

ISBN-13: 9780226068121

Edition: N/A

Authors: Henry Warner Bowden

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In this absorbing history, Henry Warner Bowden chronicles the encounters between native Americans and the evangelizing whites from the period of exploration and colonization to the present. He writes with a balanced perspective that pleads no special case for native separatism or Christian uniqueness. Ultimately, he broadens our understanding of both intercultural exchanges and the continuing strength of American Indian spirituality, expressed today in Christian forms as well as in revitalized folkways. "Bowden makes a radical departure from the traditional approach. Drawing on the theories and findings of anthropologists, archaeologists, and historians, he presents Indian-missionary…    
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Book details

Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 6/15/1985
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 276
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594

Foreword
Preface
Pre-Columbian Cultures and Values
Southwestern Indians, Spanish Missions
Northeastern Indians, French Missions
Northeastern Indians, English Missions
Missions in the Eighteenth Century (1701-95)
Missions in the Nineteenth Century (1803-90)
Missions in the Twentieth Century
Notes
Suggestions for Further Reading
Index