German Religious Women in Late Ottoman Beirut: Competing Missions

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BRILL, Apr 9, 2015 - Religion - 404 pages
In German Religious Women in Late Ottoman Beirut. Competing Missions, Julia Hauser offers a critical analysis of the German Protestant Kaiserswerth deaconesses’ establishment in late Ottoman Beirut as situated within the larger field of educational development in the city.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Origins and Implications of a Mission
23
LongDistance Empathy and Denominational Competition
51
Struggling with the Self
79
Communicating in the Language of Love
99
Educating Orphans
114
Catering to a Diverse Clientele
201
Veteran Deaconesses and Their Ways of Accommodation
272
Sowing the Home Field
303
Conclusion
322
Bibliography
327
Index
381
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