East African Expressions of Christianity

Christianity has been spread in Africa by Africans.

East African Expressions of Christianity

Christianity has been spread in Africa by Africans. These studies, by prominent Tanzanian and American historians, anthropologists, political scientists and church people, explore a complex set of historical issues regarding the translation of religious meanings across cultural boundaries; the historical values, beliefs and practices through which Africans interpreted and appropriated mission Christianity; the religious as well as social appeals of the new faith; and the vital roles played by African catechists, evangelists, teachers and translators in the spread of Christianity and development of an African church.

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East African Expressions of Christianity
Language: en
Pages: 340
Authors: Isaria N. Kimambo
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-01-01 - Publisher: James Currey Limited

Christianity has been spread in Africa by Africans. These studies, by prominent Tanzanian and American historians, anthropologists, political scientists and church people, explore a complex set of historical issues regarding the translation of religious meanings across cultural boundaries; the historical values, beliefs and practices through which Africans interpreted and appropriated
East African Expressions of Christianity
Language: en
Pages: 340
Authors: Thomas T. Spear, Isaria N. Kimambo
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: James Currey Publishers

Emphasises the important role of Christianity in contemporary Africa.
The Encyclopedia of Christianity
Language: en
Pages: 952
Authors: Jan Lochman, John Mbiti
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

Containing more than 300 articles, covering the alphabetical entries P-Sh, this book also includes articles on significant topics ranging from Paul, political theology and the Qur'an, to religious liberty, salvation history and scholasticism.
The Spatial Factor In African History
Language: en
Pages: 372
Authors: Allen M. Howard, Richard Matthew Shain
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: BRILL

In this collection authors apply spatial analysis to case studies of social, economic, and political dynamics in West, Central, and East Africa during the nineteenth and twentieth century. Also included is a lengthy essay re-interpreting tropical Africa, 1800-1930, using spatial theory.
A History of Christian Conversion
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: David W. Kling
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-05 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Conversion has played a central role in the history of Christianity. In this first in-depth and wide-ranging narrative history, David Kling examines the dynamic of turning to the Christian faith by individuals, families, and people groups. Global in reach, the narrative progresses from early Christian beginnings in the Roman world