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Christianity and genocide in Rwanda

Author: Timothy Paul Longman
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Series: African studies series, 112.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book studies the role of Christian churches in the 1994 Rwandan genocide.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Longman, Timothy Paul.
Christianity and genocide in Rwanda.
Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010
(DLC) 2009023321
(OCoLC)351329762
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Paul Longman
ISBN: 9780511641411 0511641419 0521191394 9780521191395 0511638973 9780511638978
OCLC Number: 608023535
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 350 p.) : maps.
Contents: "People came to mass each day to pray, then they went out to kill" : Christian churches, civil society, and genocide --
"Render unto Caesar and Musinga ..." : Christianity and the colonial state --
The churches and the politics of ethnicity --
"Working hand in hand" : Christian churches and the postcolonial state (1962-1990) --
"Giants with feet of clay" : Christian churches and the postcolonial state (1962-1990) --
"" : Christian churches and democratization (1990-1992) --
"It is the end of the world" : Christian churches and genocide (1993-1994) --
Kirinda : local churches and the construction of hegemony --
Biguhu : local churches, empowerment of the poor, and challenges to hegemony --
"Commanded by the devil" : Christian involvement in the genocide in Kirinda and Biguhu --
Churches and accounting for genocide.
Series Title: African studies series, 112.
Responsibility: Timothy Longman.
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