William F Rushby's Blog – 1st mo. 2014 Archive (2)

Ever Hear of Andrea Palpant Gilley? Robert Woodberry?

The January/February 2014 issue of Christianity Today ran a cover story entitled: "The World The Missionaries Made".  The author is Andrea Gilley.  The author ID said that she "spent part of her childhood in Kenya as the daughter of Quaker missionaries."

Her essay focusses on the research of Robert Woodberry, a sociologist who teaches at the U of Texas.  For his dissertation, he examined the impact of "conversionary" Protestant…

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Added by William F Rushby on 1st mo. 10, 2014 at 1:16pm — 1 Comment

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