Holy humanitarians american evangelicals and global aid heather d curtis add to cart product details in holy humanitarians herald linked humanitarian assistance with american nationalism at a time when the country was stepping onto the global stage social reform missionary activity disaster relief and economic and military . Holy humanitarians american evangelicals and global aid harvard university press 2018 explores how popular evangelical publications shaped american efforts to alleviate affliction at home and abroad at a time when the united states was extending its global reach through missionary outreach economic expansion and military imperialism focusing on the history of the christian herald . Doll lecture on religion and money by heather d curtis tufts university curtis is associate professor of religion at tufts university she is the author most recently of holy humanitarians american evangelicals and global aidin holy humanitarians heather d curtis argues that evangelical media campaigns transformed how americans responded to domestic crises and foreign disasters during a . Foreign aid and development assistance have long been staples of the american diplomatic tool chest in her new book dr heather curtis documents the roots of the modern american foreign aid movement in the missionary and charity movements of early 20 th century evangelical christiansbolstered by publications like the christian herald and supportive parishioners evangelicals who believed in . Holy humanitarians american evangelicals and global aid oxford university press 2018 2995 pp 384 m any american evangelicals encounter the faces and stories of children from the developing world as they carry out their morning routines photos of sponsored children are stuck on refrigerators in millions of evangelical homes
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