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The Church in Africa, 1450-1950 / Edition 1

The Church in Africa, 1450-1950 / Edition 1

by Adrian Hastings
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198263996

ISBN-13: 9780198263999

Pub. Date: 07/25/1996

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Covering five centuries—from the rise of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church in the 15th century and the early Portuguese missionaries right through to the Church and its key role in Africa today—this major new volume is the first complete history of the Christian Church in Africa. Written by a leading authority on Church history who has spent many years in

Overview

Covering five centuries—from the rise of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church in the 15th century and the early Portuguese missionaries right through to the Church and its key role in Africa today—this major new volume is the first complete history of the Christian Church in Africa. Written by a leading authority on Church history who has spent many years in Africa, it looks at all aspects of Christianity in Africa, including its relationship to traditional values and customs, politics, and the comparable rise of Islam in Africa during the period. It is the latest volume in the highly successful Oxford History of the Christian Church series.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198263999
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
07/25/1996
Series:
Oxford History of the Christian Church Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
720
Product dimensions:
9.19(w) x 6.13(h) x 1.45(d)
Lexile:
1420L (what's this?)

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