A ‘Dear Lady Friend’ or an ‘Interfering Do-Gooder’? The Real Story Behind the Female Missionary

Saturday 9 March 2019, 10.00AM to 4.30pm

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In the nineteenth century, many women became involved in missionary work, both at home and abroad. What inspired them to become missionaries? Was it simply religious belief or were they influenced by social and economic circumstances? How were they viewed by those they wanted to convert? Using a variety of records, this course will explore real-life stories to give a fascinating insight into the forgotten lives of these extraordinary women. No previous knowledge is required

Anne Mallery BA MA PGDip

  • Term: Spring
  • Day: Saturday
  • Start Date: 09 March 2019
  • Time: 10am-4.30pm
  • No. of weeks: 1
  • Course fee: £38.00

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