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A study in language politics
Heather J. Sharkey

designated readers – the society persisted in promoting it. 12 The society's commitment to the Negro-English Bible of Surinam anticipated its behaviour towards Arabic almost a century later. Indeed, during the early twentieth century, certain prominent British and American missionaries, who were working on the ground in North Africa and who were eager to appeal to Arab elites, expressed deep misgivings about the society's willingness to publish versions for the hoi polloi . Leaders of the BFBS were

in Chosen peoples
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Mission medicine and Bhil modernity
David Hardiman

devotional practices. In this way, modernity has been freed from its association in this region with Christianity, being now aligned predominantly with forms of contemporary Hindu practice. Notes 1 For a study of such work, see Shobana Shankar, ‘The Social Dimensions of Christian Leprosy Work among Muslims: American

in Missionaries and their medicine