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Communication and conversion in northern Cameroon : the Dii people and Norwegian missionaries, 1934-1960

Author: Tomas Sundnes Drønen
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009.
Series: Studies in Christian mission, v. 37.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describing a fascinating case from the modern mission movement in Africa, this book offers new and valuable insight from the encounter between the Dii people and Norwegian missionaries. Spiritual and  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tomas Sundnes Drønen
ISBN: 9789004177543 900417754X
OCLC Number: 373050000
Description: xiv, 234 pages, [10] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Communicating freedom or colonial evangelism? --
Our ancestors used to live on this mountain --
Like a labyrinth is his life : a missionary discourse on conversion --
And it is really thanks to you that we are saved : a Dii discourse on conversion --
The crisis of Dii traditional religion --
Establishing a church on the Dii-plain --
The emergence of a Dii Christianity --
Communication, conversion, and conservation.
Series Title: Studies in Christian mission, v. 37.
Responsibility: by Tomas Sundnes Drønen.

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