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History of the church in Africa : a survey

Author: Jonathan Hildebrandt
Publisher: Denver, Colo. : IAcademic Books, [2001?]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Church history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Hildebrandt
ISBN: 1588681254 9781588681256 1588681246 9781588681249
OCLC Number: 45707731
Notes: Originally published: 3rd rev. ed. Achimota : African Christian Press, 1990.
Description: xi, 273 pages : illustrations, maps ; 19 cm
Contents: Africa at the time of Christ --
Christianity comes to Africa --
The North African church AD 200-500 --
The North African church AD 500-700 --
The Nubian and Abyssinian churches --
The challenge of Islam --
The churches of Nubia and Abyssinia 1000-1600 --
Our heritage from the early African churches --
Progress in Africa to 1500 African church history time-line 100-1950 --
Portuguese missionary activity 1450-1750 --
The 18th Century --
a time of little Christian progress --
Ending the slave trade --
Renewed missionary activity --
Expansion in South Africa --
Slow progress in West Africa --
Sierra Leone, base for outreach --
Samuel Crowther, West Africa's great church pioneer --
Other West African areas 1840-1878 --
David Livingstone and the thrust from the south --
New beginnings in East Africa --
West-Central Africa 1840-1878 --
The scramble for Africa --
The gospel begins to spread out in West Africa --
Expansion of Christianity in West-Central Africa 1878-1914 --
Continued growth in Southern Africa: 1878-1914 --
1878-1914: a period of rapid church growth in Africa --
Evaluation of the period 1878-1914 --
West Africa 1914-1960: Movement toward full church autonomy --
West-Central Africa --
moving forward 1914-1960 --
South Africa 1914-1960: more church autonomy --
East Africa 1914-1960: development of the autonomous church --
1960-1975, the first years of political independence --
The position of the church in Africa in 1990.
Responsibility: Jonathan Hildebrandt.

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