5 edition of Christianity in tropical Africa found in the catalog.
|Statement||Patrick E. Ofori.|
|LC Classifications||Z7757.A24 O36, BR1360 O36|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||461 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||461|
|LC Control Number||77363210|
Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life / Islam and Christianity in Sub-Saharan Africa ii While sub-Saharan Africa has almost twice as many Christians as Muslims, on the African continent as a whole the two faiths are roughly balanced, with million to million followers each. Books Advanced Search Amazon Charts Best Sellers & more Top New Releases Deals in Books School Books Textbooks Books Outlet Children's Books Calendars & Diaries AFRICA, CHRISTIANITY AND THE BIBLE Our Global Destiny and over 8 million other books /5(19).
Traditional African religions generally believe in an afterlife, one or more Spirit worlds, and Ancestor worship is an important basic concept in mostly all African religions. Some African religions adopted different views through the influence of Islam or even Hinduism. What makes African Christianity Christian?, what is the mission of the African church?, What is the theology of the African church? and, What is the future of the Church in Africa or more precisely of African Christianity? Professor Galgalo gives a critical analysis of Christianity in Africa from historical, theological and sociological.
The argument of this short article is that the introduction of Christianity to East Africa should be interpreted in light of maritime trade. Christianity was established on all coasts of the Red Sea and Western Indian Ocean well ahead of the official adoption of the faith by the Aksumite by: 1. Christianity, the faith of almost three-quarters of the diverse South African population, has long been pushed to the margins of historical writing on South Africa, yet for more than two centuries it has shaped South African society and its diverse subcultures/5(3).
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Christianity in Tropical Africa: Studies Presented and Discussed at the Seventh International African Seminar, University of Ghana, April (African Ethnographic Studies of Format: Hardcover. Originally published in this volume discusses the issues and problems relevant to Christianity in Tropical Africa.
It includes historical studies of the Skip to main contentCited by: 2. Originally published in this volume discusses the issues and problems relevant to Christianity in Tropical Africa. It includes historical studies of the earlier Catholic and Protestant missions and their relationship with African communities.
Christianity in Tropical Africa book Studies Presented and Discussed at the Seventh International African Seminar, University of Ghana, April Edited By C. BaëtaAuthor: Richard Gray.
Get this from a library. Christianity in tropical Africa: a selective annotated bibliography. [Patrick E Ofori]. Christianity in tropical Africa: studies presented and discussed at the seventh International African Seminar, University of Ghana, April ; Author: C G Baëta ; University of Ghana. Christianity in Africa.
Christianity has existed in Africa arguably since a decade after the death of Jesus of Nazareth. With strong cultural ties between Roman Judea (Israel) and the Greco-Roman Egypt (a large Jewish population lived in Alexandria, Egypt), Mark the Evangelist established a church in Alexandria as early as 43 CE.
Christianity's centre of gravity has shifted in the modern world from the Northern continents to the South, with Africa playing a significant role in the resurgence of the faith. In this, the first book to examine this global transformation from an African perspective, Kwame Bediako surveys the new role of African Christianity.
Christianity in Africa: The Renewal of Non-Western Religion Format: Paperback. Biblical Christianity in African Perspective, Wilbur O’Donovan, This is a basic systematic theology for African students. It covers many of the usual topics found in a theology textbook, plus some topics that are of particular applicability to Africa.
The normal theological doctrines are present: the Bible, the nature of God, the person and work. Christianity, the faith of almost three-quarters of the diverse South African population, has long been pushed to the margins of historical writing on South Africa, yet for more than two centuries Reviews: 2.
North Africa in this history refers to what is now Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya. In Roman times Mauretania (the land of the Mauri - or Moors) coincided roughly with modern Morocco.
It is not to be confused with present day Mauritania; which is further south. phenomenal growth of Christianity in sub-Saharan Africa. The article further describes the impact of Christianity on sub-Saharan Africa in terms of education, socio-politics, and health; here I shall base my remarks on the history of Christian missions in the region since the late nineteen century.
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The History of Christianity in West Africa. Ogbu Kalu. Longman, - Religion - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. He authored many books and published more than an He authored many books and published more than I had gotten an invitation to join the Peace Corps in the winter of and they provided you a choice as to which region you preferred.
I had been studying Latin America and reading about Asia and the /5. The history of Christianity in Africa probably began during the earthly ministry of Jesus Christ, two thousand years ago. The New Testament of the Bible mentions several events in which Africans were witnesses to the life of Christ and the ministry of the : Karenp.
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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6). book, How Africa Shaped the Christian Mind, is a clarion call for a robust historical and theological reassessment of early African Christianity. His central argument is that intellectual developments within early African Christi anity shaped world Christianity in decisive Size: 20KB.
Christian schools and Bible colleges, such as Africa Bible College, Carver Bible College and Liberia Baptist Theological Seminary, were established to train leaders for the growing church.
These were especially important in the late s and s in laying a foundation. Booklist "The word encyclopedic seems somehow inadequate for a book whose subject spans 2, years on a continent as large and diverse as Africa But it is probably the best word available to convey the scope and style of Isichei's book, which is informative and readable and will surely become an important reference for historians and others interested in Africa, in Christianity, or in.
Chapter 13 Tropical Africa and Asia. I. Tropical Lands and Peoples. A. The Tropical Environment. 1. The tropical zone falls between the Tropic of Cancer in the north and the Tropic of Capricorn in the south.
Violence did sometimes break out, however, as when Christian Ethiopia fought with the Muslims of the Red Sea coast over control of.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, Origen of Alexandria, Cyprian. At the turn of the 20th century, Christianity was virtually nonexistent in many parts of Africa but is now the faith of the majority.
The spread of the faith in Africa represents perhaps the most dramatic advance in all Christian history, and yet the names and stories of persons chiefly responsible are largely unknown.