2 edition of New dimensions in African Christianity found in the catalog.
New dimensions in African Christianity
Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-213).
|Statement||edited by Paul Gifford.|
|Series||African challenge series ;, no. 3|
|Contributions||Gifford, Paul, 1944-|
|LC Classifications||BR1430 .N47 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||215 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||215|
|LC Control Number||92982019|
The continuing revival of traditional African religion presents an unavoidable challenge to African Christianity. While Africans today are being exposed to modern education, traditional thought is still the source of the basic world-view of most of the people, and the growing Christian population is not exempt from this influence. ation of Christianity in Africa has entered a new phase. If in the s Independent Churches were found to be attractive, by African Christians as well as researchers.
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I’ve read this book in its entirety and keep it on my nightstand as I’m reading it again and going back to read excerpts. I also listen to videos of Dr. John Henrik Clarke. I’m educated about my African heritage and African history because of his work and the work of Dr.
Yosef Ben-Jochannan/5(24). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 21 cm. Contents: Pentecostalism in Southern Nigeria: an overview / New dimensions in African Christianity book Marshall --Bethel and Transcea, Liberia's fastest-growing churches: a comparison / Paul Gifford --Young born-again preachers in post-independence Malawi: the significance of an extraneous identity / Richard.
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 without neglecting the 5/5(3).
New Dimensions In African History book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. From the Nile valley to the new world, science inv /5. shaped the emergence of an African Christianity during the turbulent years ofwith an eye on periodisation and regional coverage.
It may perforce touch on matters that are dealt with in greater details in other parts of this book, but its goal is to provide a composite profile of African Christianity between and The period from the nineteenth century to the present has been characterised by establishment and growth of the African strand of development of Christianity.
This phenomenon has given birth to indigenous Churches and prayer groups in Africa. These groups have not only taken root but they have proliferated and shown phenomenal growth particularly in Sub.
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The London lectures of Dr. John Henrik Clarke and Dr Yosef Ben-Jochannan were delivered for the minority Ethnic Unit of the Greater Lo. West African Christianity: The Religious Impact. London: Hurst, E-mail Citation» This text by a notable scholar of both Christianity and Islam concentrates on the religious dimensions of West African Christianity and the roles of both missionaries and Africans in.
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Paul Gifford analyzes African Christianity in the mids, against the background of the continent’s current social, economic, and political circumstances. Gifford employs concepts taken from political economy to shed light on the current dynamics of African churches and churchgoers and assesses their different contributions to political Price: $ If Christianity as such receives short shift, the situation is still worse when it comes to the religion outside the West.
Normally, textbooks discuss the faith in African and Asia chiefly in. W estern religion.‛ 5 Thus, African Christianity cannot be taken for granted in the theological task in the twenty-first century.
Thus, Africa has bec ome critical in the contempor ary Christian Author: Joseph Quayesi-Amakye. The Spirit Dimension in African Christianity and how these people built traditional cultural expression into a new culture. The author then outlines the implications of these shifts for pastoral care.
People Making History Book 1 by P Garlake, Andre Proctor. * An outstanding contribution to the study of African Christianity. Grouped into six categoriessocio-political, financial, marriage, sexual, medical, and religiousKunhiyop's introduction discusses traditional African thinking on each issue, presents an analysis of relevant biblical material, offers recommendations, and concludes with discussion : Slavery, Civil War, and Salvation: African American Slaves and Christianity, (Conflicting Worlds: New Dimensions of the American Civil War) Daniel L.
Fountain During the Civil War, traditional history tells us, Afro-Christianity proved a strong force for slaves' perseverance and hope of deliverance. The rapid development of African Christianity and its offshoots in the Diaspora is rooted in colonial history and resistance to oppression, exploitation and ianity in Africa and the African Diaspora offers new resources for the interpretation and analysis of African Christian movements.
It draws attention to a number of key issues, including the translatability. Abogunrin, S. et al. (eds.), Christian Presence and West African Response through the : WAATI Publications, Adegboyega, S. G., Short History of. African Christian theology has been developing for the last four decades.
The trend has been to focus on traditional African religions as a foundation for Christian theology. While acknowledging the importance of African traditional religions to Christian theology in Africa, this study argues that African history progressively changes, and it is these changed and changing circumstances.
Bringing together the extant literary and archeological evidence to illuminate the distinctive teachings and practices of the North African churches, Burns and Jensen's Christianity in Roman Africa is especially valuable for its treatment of archeological and material-culture remains.-Elizabeth A.
Clark, Duke University Breaks new ground as an integrated approach to the lived 5/5(1).African American Slaves and Christianity, (Conflicting Worlds: New Dimensions of the American Civil War) By Daniel L. Fountain. Louisiana State University Press,pp. Publication Date: October 1, Liz Storer says this book highlights the connection between diverse forms of worship and developmental issues in sub-Saharan Africa.
In ‘Christianity, Modernity and Development’, Professor Paul Gifford marshalls his extensive experience of more than 30 years research in African churches and religious communities to open a conversation as to what exactly might .