This new series, published jointly by Eerdmans and Curzon Press, explores the significant, yet often contested, impact of Christian missions around the world. Bringing together monographs by established and emerging scholars, collections of essays on themes in the history of missions, and new editions of seminal primary texts, this series provides source material for specialists studying the relation between religion and culture. This volume marking the bicentenary of the Church Mission Society not only recounts the history ...