African Christianity

African Christianity

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This text analyzes African Christianity in the mid-1990s, against the background of the continent's current social, economic and political circumstances. Paul Gifford employs concepts taken from political economy to shed light on the current dynamics of African churches and churchgoers, and assesses their different contributions in political developments since 1989. He also evaluates the Churches' role in promoting a civil society in Africa. Four detailed case-studies - Ghana, Uganda, Zambia and Cameroon - cover all strands of Christianity: Catholic, Evangelical, mainline Protestant, Pentecostal and Independent. These serve as detailed analyses of the state of the churches in each country and suggest more general patterns operating widely across sub-Saharan Africa.However, as Addae Mensah indicated in acknowledging his debt to Derek Prince , that is not the full story. We noted the resistance he experienced until Derek Prince came to Ghana on a lecture tour; only then were others prepared to accept deliverance - in ... Practical Guide to Deliverance, Lagos: Heaven and Blessings Books, 1 985 ; lyke Nathan Uzora, Occult Grand Master Now in Christ, Benin City: anbsp;...


Title:African Christianity
Author: Paul Gifford
Publisher:C. HURST & CO. PUBLISHERS - 1998
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