Christianity in Africa and the African diaspora the appropriation of a scattered heritage /

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...

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Other Authors / Creators:Adogame, Afeosemime U. 1964-
Gerloff, Roswith I. H.
Hock, Klaus, 1955-
Format: Electronic eBook
Edition:1st pbk. edition.
Imprint: London ; New York : Continuum, 2011.
Series:Continuum religious studies.
Online Access:Available in ProQuest Ebook Central - Academic Complete.
Table of Contents:
  • Prologue / Dominique Kounkou
  • -- Introduction / Afe Adogame, Roswith Gerloff, and Klaus Hock
  • -- Political or spiritual partition : the impact of the 1884/85 Berlin Conference on Christian missions in Africa / Olayemi Akinwumi
  • - Ecclesiastical cartography and the invisible continent / Jonathan J. Bonk
  • - Colonization in Africa : the local and global implications for Christianity in contemporary Nigeria / Deji Ayegboyin
  • - The role of the churches in the struggle for liberation in Southern Africa : a thematic survey / Ezra Chitando
  • - Deconstructing colonial mission : new missiological perspectives in African Christianity / Abraham Akrong
  • - Baptists in Africa : a missionary church in action / Richard V. Pierard
  • - The empire fights back : the invention of African Anglicanism / Kevin Ward
  • - Imperial war-zones and frontiers of conversion / Andreas Heuser
  • - Paradigmatic shift : reconstruction of female leadership roles in the new generation churches in south-western Nigeria / Bolaji Olukemi Bateye
  • - From holy ground to virtual reality : Aladura gender practices in cyberspace : an African diaspora perspective / Deidre Helen Crumbley
  • - Petticoat partition or faith-full friendship?: motives and outcomes of British women's immigration to Africa from the scramble to the present / Deborah Gaitskell
  • - HIV/AIDS discourse and the quest for a rebirth in Africa : a theological perspective / Nico Botha
  • - Transnational religious networks and indigenous pentecostal missionary enterprises in the west African coastal region / Matthews A. Ojo
  • - The role of charismatic Christianity in reshaping the religious scene in Africa : the case of Kenya / Philomena Njeri Mwaura
  • - "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 / J. Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu
  • - Churches of the Spirit : the pentecostal/charismatic movement and Africa's contribution to the renewal of Christianity / Roswith Gerloff
  • - Elements of African religious spiritual practices in African American worship : resounding practical theological implications / Antipas L. Harris
  • - Religion on the move : transcultural perspectives : discourses on diaspora religion between category formation and the quest for religious identity / Klaus Hock
  • - Who do they think they are?: mental images and the unfolding of an African diaspora in Germany / Afe Adogame
  • - " ... the land which the Lord your God giveth you" : two churches founded by African migrants in Oststadt, Germany / Evalgelos Karagiannis and Nina Glick Schiller
  • - Colonial politicization of religion : residual effects on the ministry of African-led churches in Britain / Dapo Asaju
  • - The implication of mission from a black Seventh-Day Adventist perspective, with reference to Britain, the Caribbean, and Africa / Herbert Griffiths
  • - Kimbanguism as a migrants' religion in Europe / Aurélien Mokoko Gampiot
  • - The position of African Christians in the Netherlands / Alle G. Hoekema
  • An ecumenical challenge at the beginning of the twenty-first century : koinonia vs. convivence / Benjamin Simon
  • - The "program for cooperation between German and foreign language churches" and African churches in the Rhein-Ruhr-region : developments from 1999 / Ursula Harfst.