Mission for Life: The Story of the Family of Adoniram Judson, the Dramatic Events of the First American Foreign Mission, and the Course of Evangelical Religion in the Nineteenth Century

Mission for Life: The Story of the Family of Adoniram Judson, the Dramatic Events of the First American Foreign Mission, and the Course of Evangelical Religion in the Nineteenth Century

Joan Jacobs Brumberg / May 30, 2020
Mission for Life The Story of the Family of Adoniram Judson the Dramatic Events of the First American Foreign Mission and the Course of Evangelical Religion in the Nineteenth Century Mission for Life tells the remarkable story of two generations of an important family of evangelicals the Judson family The narrative no less compelling and dramatic because it is true begins with
  • Title: Mission for Life: The Story of the Family of Adoniram Judson, the Dramatic Events of the First American Foreign Mission, and the Course of Evangelical Religion in the Nineteenth Century
  • Author: Joan Jacobs Brumberg
  • ISBN: 9780029051009
  • Page: 337
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  • Mission for Life tells the remarkable story of two generations of an important family of evangelicals, the Judson family The narrative, no less compelling and dramatic because it is true, begins with twenty four year old Adoniram Judson and his bride of two weeks, Ann Hasseltine, embarking from Salem, Massachusetts in February 1812 for an undetermined destination in the EMission for Life tells the remarkable story of two generations of an important family of evangelicals, the Judson family The narrative, no less compelling and dramatic because it is true, begins with twenty four year old Adoniram Judson and his bride of two weeks, Ann Hasseltine, embarking from Salem, Massachusetts in February 1812 for an undetermined destination in the East This adventure, which eventually took the pair to Burma where they established a Baptist mission, marked the beginning of the first American foreign missionary enterprise By 1850, all of the major Protestant denominations had missionaries abroad and the Judson name had become a household word With the possible exception of the Beechers, no American family was so closely tied in the public mind to the cause of evangelical religion, the dominant religious movement in nineteenth century America.The Judsons story is both colorful and extremely human The cast of characters is absorbing Adoniram Judson, the venerated missionary hero, Biblical translator, and lexicographer who spent nearly forty years in the foreign field Ann Hasseltine Judson, the martyred wife, mother, and missionary teacher whose religious commitment was idealized by generations of religious women Sarah Boardman Judson, the pious adolescent who in adulthood actually married the missionary hero she had read about in the religious and secular press and Emily Chubbuck Judson, whose talents and reputation as the popular Fanny Forester ultimately brought her, in the 1840 s, the attention and affection of the twice widowed Adoniram Judson Among the Judsons offspring, the author focuses our attention on the public careers of three of the children George Dana Boardman, a Philadelphia minister, pacifist, and Christian cosmopolitan Abby Ann Judson, a Spiritualist lecturer and Minneapolis school teacher and Edward Judson, a strong proponent of urban evangelization efforts among immigrant Italians, pastor and founder of the Judson Memorial Church in New York City, and a close personal friend of John D Rockefeller Drawing on remarkably fresh and extremely lively materials, Joan Brumberg describes the evangelicals interest in youthful piety, involvement with the national publishing industry, and their ability to adapt popular cultural forms to religious purposes Women, she shows, were at the heart of the American evangelical movement, and she examines the manner in which women s extensive involvement in the foreign mission crusade was both an expression of their feminism and an obstacle to building a broad domestic political movement for women s rights In two fascinating chapters which extend the Judson story into the early twentieth century, she explores the dilemmas posed among the religious by Victorian science, urban growth, industrialization, and immigration This chronicle of a Baptist evangelical family represents a new and important direction in the social history of popular American religion The author s skillful treatment of the Judson family illuminates the course of American cultural development and casts new light on the persistence of the evangelical tradition JOAN JACOBS BRUMBERG received her undergraduate education at the University of Rochester and her Ph.D in American social and intellectual history from the University of Virginia Currently Assistant Professor in the Women s Studies Program at Cornell University, she has been associated with the New York Council for the Humanities and the New York State Council on the Arts.
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      • Joan Jacobs Brumberg

        Joan Jacobs Brumberg is a Professor Emerita of Cornell University, where she has been teaching history, human development and gender studies since 1979 Brumberg lectures and writes about the experiences of adolescents throughout history until the present day In the subject area of Gender Studies, she has written both about boys and violence, and girls and body image.Joan lectures widely on all of her books and the social issues they cover She is represented by Jodi Solomon Agency in Boston.

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    1. Adoniram Judson was one of America s first five foreign missionaries In 1812 he and his wife, Ann, sailed with six others to Calcutta under the auspices of the Congregationalist led American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions Brumberg notes that, upon arrival in Calcutta, the Judsons quickly dropped their Congregationalist affiliation and became Baptists, thus ending their connection with the ABCFM The move was highly publicized in America, and the reason given was that the Judsons no l [...]



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