The Resource The missionaries : God against the Indians, Norman Lewis, (ebook)

The missionaries : God against the Indians, Norman Lewis, (ebook)

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The missionaries : God against the Indians
Title
The missionaries
Title remainder
God against the Indians
Statement of responsibility
Norman Lewis
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Norman Lewis's stunning examination of the disturbing cultural and environmental devastation wrought in the name of religious salvation Acclaimed travel essayist Norman Lewis spent his life traversing the globe and offering thoughtful commentary on the cultures he visited. In The Missionaries, he turns his critical lens on those missionaries who embed themselves in indigenous cultures to convert the locals to Christianity. What begins with the well-meaning goal of improving the lives of native people, though, often has the opposite effect. Focusing mainly on tribes in South America, but also in Indochina and the Pacific Islands, Lewis demonstrates how various missionary organizations betray their originating principals and-whether knowingly or not-contribute to the destruction of entire cultures on a scale equivalent to that of genocide
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Midwest
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Lewis, Norman
Dewey number
266/.008998
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Indians of South America
  • Indians
  • Missionaries
  • Latin America
Target audience
adult
Label
The missionaries : God against the Indians, Norman Lewis, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • electronic
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9781480433335
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11549661
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remote
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11549661
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MWT11549661
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The missionaries : God against the Indians, Norman Lewis, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781480433335
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11549661
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11549661
System control number
MWT11549661
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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