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East African expressions of Christianity

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Published by James Currey, Ohio University Press in Oxford, Athens, Ohio .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, East.
    • Subjects:
    • Christianity -- Africa, East.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 324-332) and index.

      Statementedited by Thomas Spear & Isaria N. Kimambo.
      SeriesEastern African studies, Eastern African studies (London, England)
      ContributionsSpear, Thomas T., Kimambo, Isaria N.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR1440 .E27 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 340 p. :
      Number of Pages340
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL371232M
      ISBN 100852557574, 0852557582, 0821412736, 0821412744
      LC Control Number98032021

      African religions, religious beliefs and practices of the peoples of should be noted that any attempt to generalize about the nature of “African religions” risks wrongly implying that there is homogeneity among all African fact, Africa is a vast continent encompassing both geographic variation and tremendous cultural diversity. “Methods and Sources,” Journal of African History, 47(), “Neo-Traditionalism and the Limits of Invention in British Colonial Africa,” Journal of African History, 44(), “Early Swahili History Reconsidered,” International Journal of African Historical Studies, 33(), “‘A Town of Strangers’ or ‘A Model East African Town’: Arusha and the.

        Christianity is not becoming a global religion—it has always been one. Vince Bantu surveys the geographic range of the early church's history, investigating the historical roots of the Western cultural captivity of the church and the concurrent development of diverse expressions of Christianity across Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. Christianity Christianity Book List. Sign up to be notified when new Christianity titles come out. Name. At the same time, scholars of Christian Africa have long been concerned with the history of textual culture, the politics of Bible translation, and the status of the vernacular in Christianity. East African Expressions of Christianity.

      Books shelved as african-spirituality: Orin Aoraiosaa: Songs for Selected Heads by John Mason, The Spirit of Intimacy: Ancient Teachings In The Ways Of R. 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 ways.


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East African Expressions of Christianity. Edited by Thomas Spear and Isaria N. Kimambo “An important contribution to the field. Its emphasis on the examination of Christianity as a religious phenomenon is an important one, and one increasingly recognized as of central significance for an understanding of Africa’s history and society.

Christianity has been spread in Africa by Africans. This book probes deeply into the experiences of African Christians as they explored the new faith, interpreted it in the context of their own cultural values, appropriated it for themselves, and forged their distinctive : Thomas Spear, Isaria N.

Kimambo. Get this from a library. East African expressions of Christianity. [Thomas T Spear; Isaria N Kimambo;] -- "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.

Buy East African Expressions of East African expressions of Christianity book (Eastern African Studies) 1st. Edition by Isaria N. Kimambo, Thomas Spear (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Isaria N. Kimambo. xi, pages: 23 cm "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 Pages: East African Expressions (Paperback) Of Christianity (Eastern African Studies) By Thomas Spear, Isaria N.

Kimambo (Contributions by). Ohio University Press,pp. Publication Date: Janu Other Editions of This Title. Thomas Spear & Isaria N. Kimambo (eds.): East African Expressions of Christianity. Oxford: James Currey/Dar es Salaam: Mkuki na Nyota/Nairobi: EAEP/ Athens: Ohio Univ.

Press,xi, pp. ISBN (James Currey Cloth), (James Currey Paper); (Ohio Univ. Press Cloth) (Ohio Univ. Press Paper), £ East African Expressions of Christianity 作者: Spear, Thomas T. (EDT)/ Kimambo, Isaria N. (EDT) 页数: 定价: 丛书: Eastern African Studies ISBN:   African literature reflects a tradition of accepting and absorbing Christianity even in spite of some of the methods by which the African people became exposed to the religion.

It may come as a surprise to many people who have not studied church history that Christianity has existed in Africa since at least the second century. The book provides a comprehensive survey of the Genesis if Christianity from modern day Palestine to Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.

With substantial historical evidence Bantu makes a strong case that refutes the myth that Christianity is uniquely s: East African Expressions of Christianity examines the experiences of African Christians as they explored the new faith, interpreted it in the context of their own values, appropriated it for themselves, and forged their own distinctive churches.

Prominent Tanzanian and American historians, anthropologists, political scientists, and church Price: $ Book Review: Student report on Sundkler, Bengt, A History of the Church in Africa Kingsolver, Elphick, Richard, Christianity in South Africa, The Poisonwood Bible and Achebe, Things Fall Apart or Landau, Realm of the Word.

Read East African Expressions of Christianity, pp. EXAM in class Reading response. Monday February Christianity in Africa arrived in Egypt in the middle of the 1st century.

By the end of the 2nd century it had reached the region around the 4th century, the Aksumite empire in modern day Eritrea and Ethiopia became one of the first regions in the world to adopt Christianity as an official religion and the Nubian kingdoms of Nobatia, Makuria and Alodia followed two centuries later.

East African Expressions: Of Christianity. Ohio University Press, Christianity has been spread in Africa by Africans. It is the story of peoples seizing control of their own spiritual destinies—rather than the commonplace notion that the continent’s Christian churches represent colonial and capitalist powers that helped subdue.

Books of interest to African Americans and people of color. Most are from a Christian perspective - biographies, devotionals, Bibles, children's books, urban christian fiction. the Medieval Civilisations of Africa, Africa Traditional Economies, Spread of Christianity and Islam in Africa, African Reaction to Colonial Rule, the Rise of Nationalism, Decolonisation of Africa, Wars of Liberation in Africa and finally The Independent Africa.

The book is appropriately referenced with Bibliography and Index. East African Expressions of Christianity: Thomas Spear, Isaria N.

Kimambo: Books -   Ancient African Christianity attempts to tell the story of Christianity in Africa from its inception to its eventual disappearance. Well-known writers such as Tertullian, Cyprian, and Augustine are studied in light of their African identity, and this tradition is explored in all its various expressions.

The ancient East African kingdom of Aksum gradually adopted Christianity from the early- to mid-fourth-century reign of Ezana onwards. The well-known narrative of the late Roman church-historian Rufinus relates a top-down process of conversion, starting with the ruler himself.

The report, corroborated by the adoption of Christian symbolism on Ezana’s late coinage, and monotheistic as. Request PDF | On Jan 1,John Lonsdale and others published East African Expressions of Christianity | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Eastern African Studies: East African Expressions of Christianity by Thomas Spear (, Trade Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!Eastern Africa, part of sub-Saharan Africa comprising two traditionally recognized regions: East Africa, made up of Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda; and the Horn of Africa, made up of Somalia, Djibouti, Eritrea, and Ethiopia.

Eastern Africa consists largely of plateaus and has most of the highest.Since the arrival of European missionaries in Africa, there has been charged debate over people's marriage choices.

This article outlines the major elements in the academic, theological, and popular discourses on marriage in Africa, focusing on two topics: the conceptual divide between monogamous Christian marriage and African polygyny, and the claim that women automatically prefer monogamy.