Christianity in Africa and the African Diaspora : The Appropriation of a Scattered Heritage.

The rapid development of African Christianity and its offshoots in the Diaspora is rooted in colonial history and resistance to oppression, exploitation and slavery. Christianity in Africa and the African Diaspora offers new resources for the interpretation and analysis of African Christian movement...

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Author / Creator: Adogame, Afe.
Other Authors / Creators:Gerloff, Roswith.
Hock, Klaus.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Edition:1st ed.
Imprint: London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2011.
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Local Note:Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2022. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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505 0 |a Intro -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- Prologue -- Introduction -- Part One: Historical Developments -- 1 Political or Spiritual Partition: The Impact of the 1884/85 Berlin Conference on Christian Missions in Africa -- 2 Ecclesiastical Cartography and the Invisible Continent -- 3 Colonization in Africa: The Local and Global Implications for Christianity in Contemporary Nigeria -- 4 The Role of the Churches in the Struggle for Liberation in Southern Africa: A Thematic Survey -- 5 Deconstructing Colonial Mission - New Missiological Perspectives in African Christianity -- 6 Baptists in Africa: A Missionary Church in Action -- 7 The Empire Fights Back - The Invention of African Anglicanism -- 8 Imperial War-Zones and Frontiers of Conversion -- Part Two: Gender Perspective -- 9 Paradigmatic Shift: Reconstruction of Female Leadership Roles in the New Generation Churches in South-Western Nigeria -- 10 From Holy Ground to Virtual Reality: Aladura Gender Practices in Cyberspace - An African Diaspora Perspective -- 11 Petticoat Partition or Faith-full Friendship? Motives and Outcomes of British Women's Immigration to Africa from the Scramble to the Present -- 12 HIV/AIDS Discourse and the Quest for a Rebirth in Africa: A Theological Perspective -- Part Three: Charismatic/Pentecostal Perspectives -- 13 Transnational Religious Networks and Indigenous Pentecostal Missionary Enterprises in the West African Coastal Region -- 14 The Role of Charismatic Christianity in Reshaping the Religious Scene in Africa: The Case of Kenya -- 15 'I Will Put My Breath in You, and You Will Come to Life': Charismatic Renewal in Ghanaian Mainline Churches and its Implications for African 'Diasporean' Christianity -- 16 Churches of the Spirit: The Pentecostal/Charismatic Movement and Africa's Contribution to the Renewal of Christianity. 
505 8 |a 17 Elements of African Religious Spiritual Practices in African American Worship: Resounding Practical Theological Implications -- Part Four: Diasporic Perspectives -- 18 Religion on the Move: Transcultural Perspectives. Discourses on Diaspora Religion between Category Formation and the Quest for Religious Identity -- 19 Who do they think they are? Mental Images and the Unfolding of an African Diaspora in Germany -- 20 '… the land which the LORD your God giveth you': Two Churches Founded by African Migrants in Oststadt, Germany -- 21 Colonial Politicization of Religion: Residual Effects on the Ministry of African-Led Churches in Britain -- 22 The Implication of Mission from a Black Seventh-day Adventist Perspective, with Reference to Britain, the Caribbean and Africa -- 23 Kimbanguism as a Migrants' Religion in Europe -- 24 The Position of African Christians in the Netherlands -- 25 An Ecumenical Challenge at the Beginning of the Twenty-first Century: Koinonia vs. Convivence -- 26 The 'Program for Cooperation between German and Foreign Language Churches' and African Churches in the Rhein-Ruhr-Region: Developments from 1999 -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z. 
520 |a The rapid development of African Christianity and its offshoots in the Diaspora is rooted in colonial history and resistance to oppression, exploitation and slavery. Christianity 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 of the Christian faith, the process of contextualization in various cultures, the place and role of indigenous agencies, the global impact of contemporary African Christian expressions, its influence on ecumenical relations and inter-religious encounters, and its way of shaping new religious identities and landscapes in response to power relations and artificial boundaries. Topics covered include the concept of diaspora, deconstructing colonial mission, conversion, African cosmologies, African retentions, female leadership dynamics, liberation theology, a new discourse around HIV/AIDS, transnational religious networks, pentecostal/charismatic movements, charismatic renewal within former mission churches, dynamics of reverse mission, outreach via cyberspace, specific studies on Anglican, Baptist, Adventist and Kimbanguist missions, and the need for intercultural and interdenominational bridge building. 
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