Sprachliche Legitimierung protestantischer Mission: Die Publikationen von Svenska Missionsförbundet um 1900

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This study focuses on the use of language in Protestant missionary publications. The author examines the communicative strategies for legitimizing Swedish missions in Africa and Asia around 1900 and reveals the ways in which intersections between Christian religious ideas and colonialist, racist notions of superiority were used to justify missionary activities.

Original languageUndefined/Unknown
PublisherDe Gruyter
ISBN (Print)978-3-11-043954-0
Publication statusPublished - 2015
MoE publication typeC1 Separate scientific books


  • church history
  • Christian missions
  • discourse analysis

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