Baptist Missionary Society | China | India | Zenana Missions

Women’s Missionary Work in India and China

Written shortly after the Jubilee of the Baptist Missionary Society (1867-1917), this book aims to provide a series of snapshots of the work done by female Baptist missionaries. It is illustrated by six photographic plates from India and China. My thanks to Redcliffe College for providing a copy of this public domain title for digitisation….

Church Missionary Society | India | Sri Lanka | Zenana Missions

Church of England Zenana Missions in India and Sri Lanka

The zenana missions were outreach programmes established in British India with the aim of converting women to Christianity. From the mid 19th century, they sent female missionaries into the homes of Indian women, including the private areas that male visitors were not allowed to see (zenana). Gradually these missions expanded from purely evangelical work to…