Missions and Conversions: Creating the Montagnard-Dega Refugee Community

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This study offers a fresh reading of religious conversion by analyzing a variety of "missionaries" that sought to influence the Montagnard-Dega refugee. Thomas Pearson uses ethnographic and archival research to tell the story of cross-cultural contact in the highlands during the Vietnam War, Christian conversion, refugee exile, and the formation of the Dega refugee community in the United States. His insightful study considers not just evangelicals and Catholics, but humanitarian workers in the highlands, refugee ...

Missions and Conversions: Creating the Montagnard-Dega Refugee Community 2015, Palgrave MacMillan

ISBN-13: 9781349379217

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Missions and Conversions: Creating the Montagnard-Dega Refugee Community 2009, Palgrave MacMillan, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780230615366

2009 edition

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