2.  Shorter texts


These titles are in reverse chronological order.


Those marked **** are available as text on this web site.


Review:  Huub Lems (ed) “Mission History and Mission Archives” in Social Sciences and Missions 27 (2014) pp. 297-300.


Review:  T. Jack Thompson “Light on Darkness? Missionary Photography of Africa in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries” in Interkulturelle Theologie 1/2014,  pp. 106-108 in 2014 this periodical began,in principle,  to accept and publish English-language contributions.


Rezensionsartikel/extended review of:  Kokou Azamede,  Transkulturationen? Ewe-Christen zwischen Deutschland und Westafrika 1884-1939,  [Trans-culturation – Ewe Christians between German and West Africa 1884-1939] in the periodical Interkulturelle Theologie/Zeitschrift für Missionswissenschaft 3/2012, pp. 343-347.


Co-editor of  Channappa Uttangi – Evangelist und “Basler” Pionier des interreligiösen Dialogs – Dokumentation des Geschichtsworkshops des EMS 3-4. Juli 2009….[documents from an open History Workshop on the life and work of a 20th century Basel Mission evangelist in Northern Karnataka and his special relationship to Lingayat communities in the area], 34 S., EMS-Dokumentationsbrief  01/2010.


“Who cares about Mission History? or, The Elder who Refused to Let the Word ‘Heathen’ Pass his Lips”, International Bulletin of Missionary Research, July 2010, pp. 171-4.

Extended review of Frykenberg, R.E.,  Christianity in India: from the Beginnings to the Present (OUP 564 pp., 2008) published in Social Sciences and Missions 2009 pp. 112-114).

“Commentary: Tainted Mammon and Righteous Cause”, International Bulletin of Missionary Research, 2007, pp. 194-5.

“[Roland Dumartheray] Une Appreciation”, pp. 24-28 in (ed)  Velan & Richard,  Roland Dumartheray. Missionaire de la Mission de Bâle 1921-2006, 36 pp., Lausanne, 2007.

“Prinzip und Praxis”,  S. 17-19 in Zum Andenken an Christoph Zimmermann, [In memory of Christoph Zimmermann], 38 S.,  hrsg. Mission 21, Basel, 2004

“On Adu Boahen”, pp. 23-30 in ed. Toyin Falola Africa in the twentieth century – the Adu Boahen Reader, 637 pp., Trenton NJ, 2004, and “A Letter to Adu”, pp. 37-51 in ed. Toyin Falola Ghana in Africa and the World – Essays in Honour of Adu Boahen, 800 pp., Trenton NJ, 2003.

(with Guy Thomas) “Die weite Welt rund um Basel: Mission, Medien und die regionale Vermittlung eines Afrikabildes im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert”, pp. 99-109 in Regio Basiliensis 2004.

„Photographiesammlungen in Missionarchiven und ihre Erfassung: Erfahrungen aus Basel”, pp. 11-16 in hrsg Gudrun Miehle und Adam Jones, Afrikabestände in deutschen Missionsarchiven: Perspektiven ihrer Erschliessung, University of Leipzig Papers on Africa, Mission Archives Series No. 5, 1999.

Editor, and author of “Introduction” and “A Note on the organisational history of the Basel Mission as a background to Waltraud Haas’ essays” (pp. 3-14 and 72-8) in Women carry more than half the burden, texts from a workshop on the history of the Basel Mission and its partner-churches in the 20th century, Texts and Documents [of the Basel Mission] No. 2 1996, 78 pp.

“Streiflichter” [discussion of the relevance of the Photo Project in the Basel Mission Archive for the Basel Mission itself] in Zeitschrift für Mission, 1995/4, pp. 276-80.

“Thinking about Culture I” (pp. 11-18), and “Solidarity in the Basel Mission’s Past and Present” (pp.65-72) in the book published in both German and English to mark the Basel Mission’s 175th Anniversary: No bird flies with just one wing, 104 pp., Basel, 1990.