Special Issue "Expanding the Study of Religion and Missions"
A special issue of Religions (ISSN 2077-1444).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 May 2013)
Scholarship on missions has moved far past its beginnings in Christian denominational history. Whereas earlier histories retold the exploits of heroic missionaries, newer works focus on exchanges between missionaries and the people they encounter, on the cultural production and representation of missionaries, and on missionaries as particular kinds of actors within the history of colonialism. This special issue of Religions seeks out work that continues to push at the boundaries of scholarship on missions. We are especially interested in work on non-Christian missionaries, reverse missions (from the two-thirds world to the west, continued work on contact and exchange in missionary encounters, material culture and the mission field, and work that explores critical issues of gender, race, economics, and power that historical mission activities have raised.
Dr. Jennifer Graber
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