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Native Apostles

Black and Indian Missionaries in the British Atlantic World

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$46.50 • £37.95 • €42.00

ISBN 9780674072466

Publication Date: 04/15/2013


336 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

12 halftones, 1 map, 1 table


  • List of Illustrations*
  • Introduction
  • 1. Apostles to the Indians
  • 2. The Expansion of the Indigenous Missionary Enterprise
  • 3. Slave Preachers and Indian Separatism
  • 4. A Black among Blacks
  • 5. Native Evangelists in the Iroquoian Borderlands
  • 6. Afro-Christian Evangelism and Indian Missions
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix: Table of Native Missionaries
  • Notes
  • Note on Sources
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index
  • * Illustrations:
    • Olaudah Equiano
    • Seal of the Massachusetts Bay Colony
    • Map of early New England native missions
    • Seal of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts
    • Hendrick, or Tee Yee Neen Ho Ga Row
    • Johann Valentin Haidt, First Fruits, 1747
    • Cornelius, an Afro-Caribbean Moravian preacher
    • Cape Coast Castle
    • Peter Paulus teaching Canadian Mohawks
    • Good Peter
    • Samson Occom
    • Ezra Stiles
    • Richard Allen

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