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Professor David Maxwell Dixie Professor of Ecclesiastical History

Professor David Maxwell, Dixie Professor of Ecclesiastical History

David Maxwell is accepting applications for PhD students.


Biography:

Professor Maxwell's primary affiliation is to the the World History Group in the History Faculty where his webpage can be found.

Subject area and speciality

History of Christianity specialists:
  • The 19th and 20th century missionary movement 
  • The mission encounter in Southern and Central Africa 
  • Pentecostalism and religious transnationalism 
  • Religious movements and politics 
  • The history of colonial science
Study of religion specialists:
  • The 19th and 20th century missionary movement 
  • The mission encounter in Southern and Central Africa 
  • Pentecostalism and religious transnationalism 
  • Religious movements and politics 
  • The history of colonial science
World Christianities specialists:
  • The 19th and 20th century missionary movement 
  • The mission encounter in Southern and Central Africa 
  • Pentecostalism and religious transnationalism 
  • Religious movements and politics 
  • The history of colonial science

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