The impact of missionary christianity upon marginalized ethnic minorities: the case of the Hmong

The author examines the exact nature of the relationship between the type of missionary Christianity which has been prevalent in certain parts of Asia and the ethnic minorities who very often have shown a greater readiness to adopt the Christian faith than have the members of more dominant and numer...

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Published in:Journal of Southeast Asian studies
Main Author: Tapp, Nicholas
Format: Print Article
Language:English
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Published: 1989
In:Journal of Southeast Asian studies
Year: 1989, Volume: 20, Issue: 1, Pages: 70-95
Further subjects:B China
B Hmong
B Mission
B Christianity
B Tree trunk Ethnology
B Nature religion
B Thailand
B Thailand Mission Christianity Tree trunk Nature religion Meo China Yunnan
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Summary:The author examines the exact nature of the relationship between the type of missionary Christianity which has been prevalent in certain parts of Asia and the ethnic minorities who very often have shown a greater readiness to adopt the Christian faith than have the members of more dominant and numerically powerful populations. He describes and analyses the impact of missionary Christianity on the Hmong (part of the population known historically as the 'Miao' or 'Meo') in North Thailand and in southern China. (DÜI-Sen)
ISSN:0022-4634
Contains:In: Journal of Southeast Asian studies