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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Ekarte, George Daniel [known as Daniels Ekarte] (1896/7–1964), minister and community worker

Marika Sherwood.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Religion and Education. 847 words.

Ekarte, George Daniel [known as Daniels Ekarte] (1896/7–1964), minister and community worker, was born in west Africa, possibly in the Calabar region of Nigeria. His early years were spent...

Barton, James Levi

David M. Stowe.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Education. 1252 words.

Barton, James Levi (23 September 1855–21 July 1936), missionary, mission administrator, and author, was born in Charlotte, Vermont, the son of Jacob Barton and Hannah Knowles, a daughter of...

Voth, Henry Richert

Roland Jones.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Religion and Education. 1828 words.

Voth, Henry Richert (15 April 1855–02 June 1931), missionary and ethnologist, was born in the Mennonite village of Alexanderwohl in southern Russia, the son of Cornelius Voth, a farmer and...

Zwemer, Samuel Marinus

William C. Ringenberg.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Religion and Education. 1172 words.

Zwemer, Samuel Marinus (12 April 1867–02 April 1952), pioneer missionary to and scholar of the Muslim world, was born in Vriesland, Michigan, the son of Adriaan Zwemer, a Reformed minister,...

Marty, Martin

Steven M. Avella.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Education; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 731 words.

Marty, Martin (12 January 1834–19 September 1896), Benedictine monk and missionary, was the son of Jacob Alois Marty, a shoemaker and church sexton, and Elizabeth Reichlin. He was born in...

Russell, Elbert

Thomas D. Hamm.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Religion and Education. 840 words.

Russell, Elbert (25 August 1871–21 September 1951), educator, Quaker minister, and religious writer, was born near Friendsville, Tennessee, the son of William Russell, a teacher and Quaker...

Bashford, James Whitford

Durwood Dunn.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Religion and Education. 856 words.

Bashford, James Whitford (29 May 1849–18 March 1919), Methodist bishop and missionary, was born in Fayette, Wisconsin, the son of Samuel Morris Bashford, a farmer, part-time physician, and...