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The Routledge Companion to Christianity in Africa

Edited by: Elias Kifon Bongmba

Print publication date:  December  2015
Online publication date:  December  2015

Print ISBN: 9780415705028
eBook ISBN: 9781315890012
Adobe ISBN: 9781134505777

10.4324/9781315890012
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The Routledge Companion to Christianity in Africa offers a multi-disciplinary analysis of the Christian tradition across the African continent and throughout a long historical span. The volume offers historical and thematic essays tracing the introduction of Christianity in Africa, as well as its growth, developments, and effects, including the lived experience of African Christians. Individual chapters address the themes of Christianity and gender, the development of African-initiated churches, the growth of Pentecostalism, and the influence of Christianity on issues of sexuality, music, and public health. This comprehensive volume will serve as a valuable overview and reference work for students and researchers worldwide.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Christianity in North Africa Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Christianity in Egypt Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Early Christian discourses and literature in North African Christianities in the context of Hellenistic Judaism and Graeco-Roman Culture Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Historical perspectives on West African Christianity Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Early Central African Christian history: prophets, priests and kings Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Christianity in East Africa Download PDF
Chapter  8:  The cross in Ethiopian Christianity Download PDF
Chapter  9:  The Bible in an African Christianity: South African Black Theology Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Christianity and translation in the colonial context Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Women in African Christianities Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Mission practice and theory in Africa Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Evangelicals Download PDF
Chapter  14:  African Christianity in the post-Vatican II era Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Ecumenism in African Christianity Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Christianity and African Religion Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Muslim-Christian relations in Africa Download PDF
Chapter  18:  African Initiated Christianity in Southern Africa Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Pentecostalism in Eastern Africa Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Pentecostalism in Southern Africa Download PDF
Chapter  21:  African Christianity and transnational religious networks Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Christianity and politics in West Africa Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Christendom in crisis Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Christianity and politics in Southern Africa 1960–2013 Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Christianity and apartheid in South Africa Download PDF
Chapter  26:  The African church and development Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Approaches to religion and the environment in Africa Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Church music in Africa Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Christianity and sexuality in Africa Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Christianity and same-sex relationships in Africa Download PDF
Chapter  31:  From medical missions to church health services Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Christianity and healing in Africa Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Religion, human rights and the future of humanity Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Studying African Christianity Download PDF
e_Books Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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