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Author Vernal, Fiona.

Title The Farmerfield mission : a Christian community in South Africa, 1838-2008 / Fiona Vernal.

Publication Info. New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.


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Description 1 online resource (391 pages) : illustrations, maps
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-349) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Genealogies: the evangelical revival, methodism, and pioneer mission work in the Cape Colony, 1790s-1820s -- Pioneer models of Methodist missionary enterprise: the chain of missions and the Albany Settlement, 1820-1838 -- Bringing the chain of missions back to the Eastern Cape: a novel turn in Methodist missions -- "A selected class of natives:" economic visions and realities of the first fifty years of the Farmerfield Mission Station -- "'Incipient civilization" and "nominal" Christianity?": the African Christian experience at Farmerfield, 1838-1884 -- The review of 1884: Farmerfield at a crossroads -- Revamping the mission: reincarnations of Farmerfield, 1884-1962 -- Becoming a "black spot": the removal of 1962 -- Reclaiming and resettling Farmerfield -- Conclusion.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Wesleyan Methodist Church of South Africa.
Wesleyan Methodist Church -- Missions -- South Africa -- Eastern Cape -- History.
Eastern Cape (South Africa) -- History.
Eastern Cape (South Africa) -- Church history.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Vernal, Fiona. Farmerfield mission : a Christian community in South Africa, 1838-2008. New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012 xvi, 358 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm. 9780199843404 (DLC) 2012000444
ISBN 9780199843411 (e-book)

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