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Education: Missionary: Sudan
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Most studies of missionary activity in Sudan focus on the country's southern region where large-scale Christian conversion occurred during the twentieth century. However, during the Anglo-Egyptian colonial period (1898–1956), two Protestant missions, the British Church Missionary Society (CMS) and the American Presbyterians, were active in the predominantly Muslim communities of northern Sudan. The history of Christian missions in Islamic northern Sudan has received little attention for four rea…

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Heather, Sharkey J., “Education: Missionary: Sudan”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 01 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0250d>
First published online: 2009

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