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Christianity and politics in Doe's Liberia

Author: Paul Gifford
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1993.
Series: Cambridge studies in ideology and religion.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study analyses the socio-political function of Christianity in Liberia under the Doe regime.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Bob Doe; Samuel Kanyon Doe; Samuel K Doe
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Gifford
ISBN: 0521420296 9780521420297
OCLC Number: 25833407
Description: xvi, 349 pages : map ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. The historical context --
2. The mainline churches --
3. The evangelical churches --
4. The faith gospel of health and wealth --
5. The independent churches --
6. The geopolitical context --
7. Conclusion.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in ideology and religion.
Responsibility: Paul Gifford.
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This study examines the role of Christianity in Liberia under the corrupt rule of Samuel K. Doe (1980-90).  Read more...

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