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Dr Andrea Pass recently completed her D.Phil at Magdalen College, University of Oxford on ‘British women missionaries in India, c.1917-1950′, focusing on the high-Church Society for the Propagation of the Gospel and the evangelical Church Missionary Society. It examines the background and training of the women in Britain as well as their experiences and the services proided by these societies in India. You can browse her blog contributions below.

Empire and Mission: Singing from the Same Hymn Sheet?

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Andrea Pass, University of Oxford In September 1947, amidst ‘the vast horror of fear and suffering’ in post-Partition Delhi, Dr Ruth Roseveare, an Anglican missionary of St Stephen’s Community, drew comfort from her knowledge of ‘a new Kingdom’ of Heaven … Continue reading

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Carols and Curry? Christmas in the Indian Mission Field

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Andrea Pass, University of Oxford It was certainly a far cry from turkey and plum pudding, a far cry from holly and mistletoe, and a far cry from candlelit carolling in a snowy English churchyard. For Christmas dinner in 1920, … Continue reading

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