Unformatted text preview: 4) How the missionary project might have been part of the emerging paradigm of “manifest destiny” 5) What conlusions were drawn about the future of Palestine, and to whom Palestine rightfully belonged 6) The relative successes of the restorationist movement There is a great deal of primary source material left by missionaries. Edward Robinson, widely credited with establishing the field of biblical archaeology in the United States, published a great deal of research, as well as his impressions of the people he encountered. William Cresson and Hariet Livermore, two restorationists, left behind journals. I would imagine there are many other first hand accounts of missionaries who travleled to Palestine. I would also obviously like to include primary accounts of any responses from the natives....
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- Spring '10
- Christianity, antebellum American missionaries