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Collection 242 Oral History Interview with Ruth E. Hess

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Identifier: CN 242
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Ruth Edna DeVelde Hess (1909-1997), a missionary with the Plymouth Brethren Church at Sakeji School for missionary children in Zambia. Topics discussed include: Hess' life as a child in Wheaton, Illinois, and education at Wheaton Academy and Wheaton College; marriage to Lyndon Roth Hess; calling to be teachers of missionary children; decision to go to Africa; their work at Sakeji School from 1932 to 1982; and descriptions of life and customs in Zambia among the Lunda...
Dates: Created: 1982

Collection 510 Oral History Interviews with Erik S. Barnett

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Identifier: CN 510
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Erik Stanley Barnett (1910-2006) in which he describes his childhood in Kenya as the son of missionary parents; his own work in that country as pastor, church planter, educator and administrator with Africa Inland Mission (AIM); the internal developments of AIM and of the Africa Inland Church in Kenya during the twentieth century. Other topics discussed include: his parents’ missionary service in Kenya among the Maasai people; changes in AIM missionary training over...
Dates: Created: 1995

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Aeronautics in missionary work. 1
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Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions 1
Christian and Missionary Alliance -- Missions -- South Africa. 1
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Christian leadership. 1
Conversion 1
Conversion -- Christianity. 1
Conversion -- Personal narratives. 1
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Evangelistic work -- Kenya. 1
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Female circumcision 1
Female circumcision -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
Female circumcision -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Africa. 1
Githumu, Kenya. 1
Great Britain 1
Great Britain -- Colonies ?z Kenya. 1
Homosexuality 1
Homosexuality -- Christianity. 1
Independent churches 1
Independent churches -- Kenya. 1
Indigenous church administration 1
Indigenous church administration -- Kenya. 1
Influenza 1
Influenza -- History. 1
Intercultural communication 1
Intercultural communication -- Zambia. 1
Kamba (African people) 1
Language in missionary work. 1
Masai (African people) 1
Missionaries -- Appointment, call and election. 1
Missionaries -- Appointment, call, and election. 1
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Missions 1
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Moody Bible Institute -- Alumni. 1
Northern Lunda (African people) 1
Organizational change. 1
Polygamy 1
Polygamy -- Kenya. 1
Short-term missions. 1
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Theological seminaries -- Kenya. 1
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Tribes -- Kenya. 1
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Zambia 1
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