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Author Neylan, Susan
Title Heavens Are Changing : Nineteenth-Century Protestant Missions and Tsimshian Christianity
Imprint Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2002
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Series McGill-Queen's Native and Northern Ser. ; v.31
McGill-Queen's Native and Northern Ser
Note In The Heavens Are Changing Susan Neylan offers a fresh perspective on Aboriginal encounters with Protestant missions, exploring how the Tsimshian in nineteenth-century British Columbia took an active and important role in shaping forms of Christianity and, in turn, were shaped by them. She examines the nature of Protestant missions in their first generation on the north coast of British Columbia (1857-1901), focusing on the Aboriginal roles in Christianization. She pays special attention to the Euro-Canadian missionary perspective, the viewpoints of First Nations themselves, and particular events that illuminate the negotiation of Christian identities, such as forms of worship, naming practices, and mission housing
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Neylan, Susan Heavens Are Changing : Nineteenth-Century Protestant Missions and Tsimshian Christianity Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press,c2002 9780773523272
Subject Tsimshian Indians -- Missions -- History -- 19th century.;Tsimshian Indians -- Religion -- 19th century.;Protestant churches -- Missions -- British Columbia -- Pacific Coast -- History -- 19th century.;Églises protestantes -- Missions -- Colombie-Britannique -- Pacifique, Côte du -- Histoire -- 19e siècle.;Tsimshian (Indiens) -- Missions -- Histoire -- 19e siècle.;Tsimshian (Indiens) -- Religion -- Histoire -- 19e siècle
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