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Christianity and the new Africa

Thomas Allan Beetham

Christianity and the new Africa

by Thomas Allan Beetham

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Published by Pall Mall P. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa,
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Christianity -- Africa,
    • Africa -- Church history

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 183-186.

      Statement[by] T. A. Beetham.
      SeriesPall Mall library of African affairs
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR1360 .B4 1967b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 206 p.
      Number of Pages206
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5584322M
      LC Control Number67101483
      OCLC/WorldCa4906008

      The book is, however, also invaluable for all scholars of the History of Christianity. Praise “With art and mastery, the author is able to tell the two thousand years old story of the progress of the wider Christian community as a whole and of its relationship to the rest of the . Sep 01,  · The new faces of Christianity: believing the Bible in the global south User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. It is estimated that one third (approximately two billion) of the world�s population is Christian.

      Hence, this book is an i deological critique of African Christianity. It attempts to analyse the (mis)use of religion (Christianity) in Africa, and judges theAuthor: Joseph Quayesi-Amakye. As shown by the following passages — adapted from Noel Rae’s new book The striving to civilize and Christianize Western Africa, and with what result? the Christianity of this land and Author: Noel Rae.

      One person who brought Christianity to an African is Philip, as recounted in Acts – Philip encountered a man from Ethiopia on a road leading from Jerusalem to Gaza. They engaged in a conversation based on what the Ethiopian had been reading. African Christianity: An African Story - This book is designed as a textbook for use in seminaries, Bible colleges and universities that have sprouted with vigor in Africa. It is ideologically driven to build a group of church historians who will tell the story of African Christianity, not Christianity in Africa, as an African story, by intentionally privileging the patterns of African agency.


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