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The equality of believers : Protestant missionaries and the racial politics of South Africa, Richard Elphick

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The equality of believers : Protestant missionaries and the racial politics of South Africa
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The equality of believers
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Protestant missionaries and the racial politics of South Africa
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Richard Elphick
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eng
Summary
"Providing historical context reaching back to 1652, Elphick concentrates on the era of industrialization, segregation, and the beginnings of apartheid in the first half of the twentieth century ... Elphick's book reveals the deep religious roots of racial ideas and initiatives that profoundly shaped the history of South Africa."--Dust jacket flap
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Reconsiderations in southern African history
The equality of believers : Protestant missionaries and the racial politics of South Africa, Richard Elphick
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The equality of believers : Protestant missionaries and the racial politics of South Africa, Richard Elphick
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt6wrkfv
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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Contents
Introduction: the equality of believers -- The missionaries, their converts, and their enemies -- The missionaries: from egalitarianism to paternalism -- The Africans: embracing the gospel of equality -- The Dutch settlers: confining the gospel of equality -- The political missionaries: "our religion must embody itself in action" -- The missionary critique of the African: witchcraft, marriage and sexuality -- The revolt of the Black clergy: "we can't be brothers" -- The benevolent empire and the social gospel -- The "native question" and the benevolent empire -- A Christian coalition of paternal elites -- The social gospel: the ideology of the benevolent empire -- High point of the Christian alliance: a South African Locarno -- The enemies of the benevolent empire: gelykstelling condemned -- The parting of the ways -- A special education for Africans? -- The abolition of the Cape franchise: a "door of citizenship" closed -- The evangelical invention of apartheid -- Neo-Calvinism: a world-view for a missionary volk -- The stagnation of the social gospel -- The abolition of the mission schools: a second "door of citizenship" closed -- A divided missionary impulse and its political heirs
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9780813932798
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