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

Author: Afeosemime U Adogame; Roswith I H Gerloff; Klaus Hock
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2008.
Series: Continuum religious studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The rapid development of African Christianity and its offshoots in the Diaspora is rooted in colonial history and resistance to oppression, exploitation and slavery. This work presents an exploration  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Christianity in Africa and the African diaspora.
London ; New York : Continuum, ©2008
(OCoLC)609148445
Online version:
Christianity in Africa and the African diaspora.
London ; New York : Continuum, ©2008
(OCoLC)630823880
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Afeosemime U Adogame; Roswith I H Gerloff; Klaus Hock
ISBN: 9781847063175 1847063179
OCLC Number: 224442367
Notes: Proceedings of a conference held in 2003 in Berlin, Germany.
Description: xiv, 354 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 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.
Series Title: Continuum religious studies.
Responsibility: edited by Afe Adogame, Roswith Gerloff, Klaus Hock.
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