Christianity in Sub-Saharan Africa

Editors: Ross, Kenneth, Asamoah-
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

Single-User Purchase Price: $187.00
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ISBN: 978-1-4744-1203-2
Category: Religion & Theology - Christianity
Image Count: 120
Book Status: Available
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This comprehensive reference volume covers every country in Sub-Saharan Africa, offering reliable demographic information and original interpretative essays by indigenous scholars and practitioners. It maps patterns of growth and decline, assesses major traditions and movements, analyses key themes and examines current trends.

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Table of Contents

  • Series Preface
  • Volume Preface
  • Contributors
  • Introduction
  • A Demographic Profile of Christianity in Sub-Saharan Africa Gina A. Zurlo
  • Christianity in Sub-Saharan Africa J. Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu
  • Countries
  • South Africa Tinyiko Maluleke
  • Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Swaziland James N. Amanze
  • Mozambique Isaias Paulo Titoce
  • Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi Hany Longwe
  • Madagascar Solomon Andriatsimialomananarivo
  • Mauritius Rodney Curpanen
  • Réunion Jacqueline Andoche and Valérie Aubourg
  • Seychelles, Comoros, Mayotte and Saint Helena Todd M. Johnson and Kenneth R. Ross
  • Kenya and Tanzania Wanjiru M. Gitau
  • Rwanda and Burundi Tharcisse Gatwa
  • Uganda and South Sudan Richard Nnyombi MAfr
  • Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia and Djibouti Tibebe Eshete
  • Angola and São Tomé and Príncipe Luciano Chanhelela Chianeque
  • Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Republic of the Congo and Democratic Republic of the Congo Jean-Gottfried Mutombo
  • Central African Republic, Togo, Côte d'Ivoire, Benin and Cameroon Elias Kifon Bongmba
  • Nigeria Elijah Obinna
  • Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone Cephas N. Omenyo
  • Senegal, the Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde Simon Kossi Dossou
  • Niger, Mauritania, Mali, Chad and Burkina Faso Emmanuel Foro SJ
  • Major Christian Traditions
  • Anglicans James Tengatenga
  • Independents Nicta Lubaale
  • Orthodox Ralph Lee and Daniel Seifemichael
  • Protestants Setri Nyomi
  • Roman Catholics Anthony Egan SJ
  • Evangelicals Anthony Balcomb
  • Pentecostals/Charismatics Michael Adeleke Ogunewu and Isaac Deji Ayegboyin
  • Key Themes
  • Faith and Culture Mary N. Getui
  • Worship and Spirituality John S. Pobee
  • Theology Francis Anekwe Oborji
  • Social and Political Context Musa Dube and Malebogo Kgalemang
  • Mission and Evangelism Esther Mombo
  • Gender Isabel A. Phiri and Chammah J. Kaunda
  • Religious Freedom Frans Veerman and Christof Sauer
  • Inter-religious Relations Evaristi Magoti Cornelli
  • The Bible in African Christianity Ukachukwu Chris Manus
  • The Anthropology of Evil Afe Adogame
  • Migration Amélé Adamavi-Aho Ekué
  • Conclusion
  • The Future of Christianity in Sub-Saharan Africa Mercy Amba Oduyoye
  • Appendices
  • Christianity by Country
  • Methodology and Sources of Christian and Religious Affiliation Todd M. Johnson and Gina A. Zurlo