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Evangelical Christians in the Muslim sahel

Author: Barbara MacGowan Cooper
Publisher: Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, ©2006.
Series: African systems of thought.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this volume, Barbara Cooper focuses on the Sudan Interior Mission (SIM). Her work is as much an ethnography of Christian conversion and worship as it is a close look into Muslim practices and attitudes about others. She is a marvelous storyteller and her work is laced with personal stories and vibrant details.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cooper, Barbara MacGowan.
Evangelical Christians in the Muslim sahel.
Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2005032590
(OCoLC)62330655
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara MacGowan Cooper
ISBN: 9780253111920 0253111927 0253222338 9780253222336 9786612072796 6612072792
OCLC Number: 162129560
Language Note: English.
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2007 Herskovits Award.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 462 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Introduction: fundamental differences --
Anatomy of a riot --
Love and violence --
From "Satan's masterpiece" to "the social problem of Islam" --
A Hausa spiritual vernacular --
African agency and the growth of the church in the Maradi Region, 1927-1960 --
Disciplining the Christian : defining elderhood, Christian marriage, and "God's work," 1933-1955 --
"An extremely dangerous suspect" : from Vichy-era travails to postwar triumph --
Impasses in vernacular education, 1945-1995 --
Handmaid to the gospel : SIM's medical work in Niger, 1944-1975 --
The tree of life : regenerating and gendering the garden after the fall, 1975-2000 --
Ca̧ bouge : Hausa Christian practice in a Muslim milieu --
Epilogue: SIM's successors and the Pentecostal explosion.
Series Title: African systems of thought.
Responsibility: Barbara M. Cooper.

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Provides a look at the Sudan Interior Mission, an evangelical Christian mission that has taken a tenuous hold in a predominantly Hausa Muslim area on the southern fringe of Niger. Based on fieldwork,  Read more...

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"" - "Barbara Cooper has written an extremely rich book, which will appealto historians, anthropologists, religious scholars, and all others who appreciategood historiography." -Africa Today "[The Read more...

 
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