Abstract

The article examines Scottish missionary methods in Palestine from the 1880s until World War One. Missionary activity in this context was aimed primarily at the conversion of Jews to (Protestant) Christianity. The methods employed consisted primarily of direct confrontation, provision of education, and the offering of medical facilities. The article looks at how and why these approaches were taken and the general ineffectiveness of each method in producing converts. The article also outlines the reaction of local populations and concludes by describing some of the consequences of the Scots' missionary efforts.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1750-0125
Print ISSN
1474-9475
Pages
pp. 155-186
Launched on MUSE
2007-01-03
Open Access
No
Archive Status
Archived 2009
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