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Christianity in modern Africa

Christianity in modern Africa

editors: Segun Osoba, Obaro Ikime.

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Published by Longman for the Historical Society of Nigeria in Harlow .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesTarikh -- 3, no.1
ContributionsOsoba, S. O., Ikime, Obaro.
The Physical Object
Pagination83p. :
Number of Pages83
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21555410M
ISBN 100582608635

The rest of the Old Testament was often mined by pro-slavery polemicists for examples proving that slavery was common among the Israelites. The New Testament was . Whitaker's Almanack and The Statesman's Year Book, “The Last Two Million Years" As mentioned in the foreword, Egypt and Ethiopia (and modern Dutch and British South Africa) are the subjects of separate histories. The following chapters deal with Kushites were converted to Christianity by missionary monks from Egypt (where at.

This book attenpts to establish where, when and how Christianity first came to Africa. The narrative begins in the first century AD, thence traces the major movements of the Christian faith on the continent over the centuries, emphasising the continuity of the development of the Church as a dynamic, worldwide faith. How were African Americans involved in the new missionary movement in Africa? Book. Review: Holger Brent Hansen, Christian Missionaries and the State or J. F. Ade Ajayi, Christian Missions in Nigeria Abolitionists Abroad, pp. East African Expressions of Christianity, pp. 37 – Reading response. Monday February 20 Lecture: Mission.

The history of modern Christianity concerns the Christian religion from the beginning of the 15th century to the end of World War II. It can be divided in the early modern period and the late modern period. The history of Christianity in the early modern period coincides with the Age of Exploration, and is usually taken to begin with the Protestant Reformation c. – .   However, in the s and s, the Islamic conquest of Christian territory throughout the Near East, Africa, Spain, and Mediterranean islands reintroduced slavery where Christianity had eradicated it. The only Christian lands that retained slavery were those adjacent to Muslim lands—areas where the practice of slavery infected borders.


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Biblical Christianity in Modern Africa book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Describes the major issues facing the church in Afr /5. O'Donovan, a professor in Ethiopia, describes the major issues facing the church in Africa and offers suggestions on how these problems can be overcome.

About the Author Wilbur O'Donovan is a Professor at the Evangelical Theological College in Addis, Ethiopia.5/5(1). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Christianity in Modern Africa. London: Published for the Historical Society of Nigeria by Longman ; Atlantic Highlands N.J.

Christianity in modern Africa editors: Segun Osoba, Obaro Ikime. Published by Longman for the Historical Society of Nigeria in Harlow. Written in EnglishPages: Biblical Christianity in modern Africa.

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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number. These contributions focus on a variety of dynamics in contemporary African religion (mostly Christianity), including gender, health and healing, social media, entrepreneurship, and inter-religious borrowing and accommodation.

The volume seeks to enhance understanding of religion’s vital presence and power in contemporary Africa. Evangelical Christianity and Democracy in Africa By Terence O. Ranger Oxford University Press, Read preview Overview.

A History of the Church in Africa By Bengt Sundkler; Christopher Steed Cambridge University Press, Read preview Overview. Religion in Modern Africa publishes innovative research relevant to the diverse and changing religious situation in contemporary Africa.

One of the principal aims of the series is to facilitate the dissemination of research by young African scholars. Written by Elizabeth Isichei, a leading scholar in this field, A History of Christianity in Africa examines the origins and development of Christianity in Africa from the early story of Egyptian Christianity to the spectacular growth, vitality, and diversity of the churches in Africa Reviews:   In this article, the author challenges the popular public conception that Christianity in Africa is a latecomer introduced only with the advent of colonialism.

(iv) African religion is traditional because Africans were not converted into it like Christianity or Islam and others. It was not imported into Africa neither was it preached to Africans rather “each person in Africa was born into it, lives it, practices, and is proud to make it his own” (Awolalu and Dopamu, 28).

He shows that the number of Christians in Africa grew from million in to million in to million by mid, and projects a figure of million for mid and million for Thus by most Christians in the world lived in Latin America, Africa. This article concerned itself with the modern encounter between Christianity and African Indigenous Religion (AIR) in Africa.

It is essentially a postcolonial approach to what AIR and its essential characteristics is: God and humanity, sacrifices, afterlife and ancestors.

The. This tightly constructed and vigorously written book--a collaboration of thirty specialists working in seven countries--situates Christianity for the first time in the broad political, social, and Reviews: 2.

The Dictionary of African Christian Biography (DACB), sponsored by the Overseas Ministries Study Center in New Haven, Connecticut, is an effort to rectify this by gathering stories of the founders and builders of the African church and. Isichei also examines the different types of Christianity in modern Africa and shows how social factors have influenced its development and expression.

With the explosive growth of Christianity now taking place in Africa and the increasingly recognized significance of African Christianity, this much-needed book fills the void in scholarly works Reviews: 2. Isichei also examines the different types of Christianity in modern Africa and shows how social factors have influenced its development and expression.

With the explosive growth of Christianity now taking place in Africa and the increasingly recognized significance of African Christianity, this much-needed book fills the void in scholarly works. A History of Christianity in Asia Africa and Latin America Book Summary: The map of world Christianity has changed dramatically, with a large number of Christians living in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

This text is a comparative documentary history of Christianity for these regions covering the period Recent data reveals that for the first time, Africa is now home to the most number of Christians in the world.

Latin America held that title previously. An infographic provided by the Center for the Study of Global Christianity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary shows that more than million Christians currently reside in Africa and they. Isichei also examines the different types of Christianity in modern Africa and shows how social factors have influenced its development and expression.

With the explosive growth of Christianity now taking place in Africa and the increasingly recognized significance of African Christianity, this much-needed book fills the void in scholarly works Reviews:. Christianity is now one of the two most widely practiced religions in Africa.

Christianity in Africa began in Egypt in the middle of the 1st century. By the end of the 2nd century it had reached the region around Carthage. Important Africans who influenced the early development of Christianity include Tertullian, Perpetua,Felicity, Clement of Alexandria, [ ].

That testifies to the enduring power of indigenous religion and its ability to domesticate Christianity and Islam in modern Africa.

The success of Christianity and Islam on the African continent in the last years has been extraordinary, but it has been, unfortunately, at the expense of African indigenous religions.Books of interest to African Americans and people of color.

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