These pages contain the full doctoral research of the late Rev. Dr. Mirjam Rahel Scarborough, into Mennonite Women Missionaries in Central Africa 1950-2000, focusing in particular on the reasons for high dropout from the mission. It has been said that the theological section reveals Mirjam as one of the foremost woman Mennonite theologians. A summary of her research follows below.
PART ONE: MENNONITE DISTINCTIVES
1 Neither Protestant nor Catholic
2 The Call to Discipleship
3 The Call to be In But Not Of the World
4 The Call of Women to Follow
PART TWO: CASE STUDY
5 Responding to the Call to Discipleship
6 The Call to Live as a Mennonite Should
7 The Call as Support Factor?
PART THREE: CONCLUSION
8 The Call, the Self, and the Caller
10 More on Methodology