The Dominican Friars in Southern Africa: A Social History (1577-1990)

The Dominican Friars in Southern Africa: A Social History (1577-1990)

by Philippe Denis
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004111441

ISBN-13: 9789004111448

Pub. Date: 06/29/1998

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

The purpose of this book is to gather in a single narrative the rather disparate stories of Dominican friars in Southern Africa over the past four centuries. It is a social history of the Dominicans in Southern Africa, that is, a history that deals specifically with the social and cultural factors of historical development.  See more details below

Overview

The purpose of this book is to gather in a single narrative the rather disparate stories of Dominican friars in Southern Africa over the past four centuries. It is a social history of the Dominicans in Southern Africa, that is, a history that deals specifically with the social and cultural factors of historical development.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004111448
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/29/1998
Series:
Studies in Christian Mission Series, #21
Pages:
338
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.62(h) x 1.03(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Ch. 1The Portuguese Dominicans in South-East Africa1
Ch. 2Bishop Patrick Griffith66
Ch. 3The English Dominicans100
Ch. 4The Dutch Dominicans147
Ch. 5The training of indigenous clergy202
Ch. 6The Dominicans and apartheid238
Conclusion292
Bibliography297
List of maps309
Index310

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