By Jon Miller

This booklet is ready the Basel venture within the Gold Coast (now Ghana) earlier than the 1st international warfare. Miller reconstructs the backgrounds and motivations of the mission's contributors and describes the organizational constitution that formed their actions at domestic and in a foreign country. He then strains a few critical and recurrent inner difficulties to the dedication to tricky Pietist ideals approximately authority and obedience. The association survived these issues and its impression on Ghana endured to develop, as the comparable biblical worldview that demanded severe self-discipline additionally ready the contributors of the venture group to maintain their efforts.

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