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Missionary Calculus: Americans in the Making of Sunday Schools in Victorian India

Anilkumar Belvadi


Missionary Calculus tells the story for the first time of the making of the Sunday school in Victorian India (1858–1901), focusing on American missionaries, its most active promoters. Unlike other mission histories, this book studies the means missionaries adopted in building this institution rather than on their evangelical ends. Based on extensive archival research, it addresses the question: How did the process of building institutions affect the Christian values to establish which they were built? The book provides a richly detailed account of Indian colonial educational history, discussin ... More

Keywords: Sunday school, heathen, ends, means, India, famine

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190052423
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190052423.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anilkumar Belvadi, author