n Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies - Kurze Geschichte der Vereinigten Evangelischen Mission - Short History of the United Evangelical Mission, Wolfgang Appelt : book review

Volume 38, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0256-9507



The present is the successor organisation of the which was active in South Africa and today's Namibia in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The present slim volume offers a succinct summary of the history of that mission and its preceding societies in German (1-52) and in English (53-86). The author is one of the archivists of the UEM, based at its seat in Wuppertal in Germany and thoroughly acquainted with all the extant resources. In this review I focus on Appelt's presentation of the activities in Southern Africa.

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