From New York to Ibadan: The Impact of African Questions on the Making of Ecumenical Mission Mandates, 1900-1958 / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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This book focuses on the Ecumenical Movement with particular emphasis on Africa's impact on the making of ecumenical mission mandates during the formative years, 1900-1958. Previous studies have mainly focused on the Continents of Europe, North America, and Asia, with Africa seen as inactive during these years. By contrast Dr. Utuk concentrates on the problems which helped to give birth to the Movement, with Africa seen as an indispensable ecumenical partner. This fresh perspective emerges through an analysis of sixteen conferences based on six fascinating themes, including the role played by several, hitherto unknown, native African and African-American pioneer ecumenists. Utuk's evidence and arguments will be of great interest to historians, social scientists and all those concerned with the future of Christianity and ecumenism in our modern world.
|Publisher:||Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated|
|Series:||American University Studies Series: Series 7: Theology and Religion , #82|
About the Author
The Author: Efiong Utuk is the director of the Center for African Mission Research and Information, Willingboro, New Jersey. He previously served as Teaching Fellow at Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, New Jersey, and as librarian at H.W. Wilson Company, Bronx, New York. He belongs to many professional and honor societies, including the American Library Association, American Society of Missiology, International Sociology Honor Society, and International Library Science Honor Society. He has written widely in journals. He received his Ph.D., Cum Laude, from Princeton Theological Seminary, and his M.L.S. from Rutgers University.
Table of Contents
Contents: Africa at Edinburgh 1910, Jerusalem 1928, Accra 1958, and the impact of African women issues on the weaving of ecumenical partnership amid the storms of war and independency.