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The Planting of Christianity in Africa (4 Volume Set)

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A comprehensive narrative history, in four volumes, of the various attempts to plant and develop Christianity in Africa. Presented in chronological order, rather than regional, the author draws a magnificent continental portrait and explains the similarities of the process in...


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A comprehensive narrative history, in four volumes, of the various attempts to plant and develop Christianity in Africa. Presented in chronological order, rather than regional, the author draws a magnificent continental portrait and explains the similarities of the process in the entire region.
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A great four-volume history presenting in comprehensive perspective, within the limits of a single narrative, the various attempts to plant and develop Christianity in Africa. The method of presentation is chronological rather than regional, taking the whole story forward stage by stage rather than dealing completely with one region at a time. As Groves shows in his continental survey, Christianity is now in the midst of its third great attempt to occupy Africa. Volume I (to 1840) deals with the land and its people; Christianity in the Apostolic Age; the early church in North Africa; Islam; slavery; the formation of Missionary Societies and the arrival of David Livingstone. Volume II (1840-1878) covers the years in which the Christian faith ' following the trail-blazing of Livingstone and Stanley in Central Africa and the Congo respectively ' leaped ahead and became one of the formative factors in African life Volume III (1878-1914) continues the account of the European penetration in
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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 278495
  • Product Code 9780227172872
  • ISBN 0227172876
  • EAN 9780227172872
  • Pages 1424
  • Department Academic
  • Category History
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher James Clarke & Co
  • Publication Date Feb 2003
  • Dimensions 216 x 140 x 109mm
  • Weight 2.431kg
  • Contents:" Vol 1" Preface" 1 The Land" (1) Configuration And Its Effects" (2) Climate And Its Influence" " 2 The People" (1) The Antiquity Of Man In Africa" (2) The Inhabitants In Historic Times" (3) The Social Pattern" (4) The Mystic Environment." " 3 The Enterprise Begun: (a) Egypt" (1) Ancient Knowledge Of Africa" (2) Christianity In Africa In The Apostolic Age" (3) The Early Church In Egypt" (4) Missionary Enterprise Beyond Egypt" " 4 The Enterprise Begun: (b) North Africa" (1) The Roman Provinces" (2) The Church In The Roman Period" (3) The Vandals And After." " 5 The Ordeal With Islam" (1) The Rise Of Islam." (2) The Conquest Of Egypt" (3) North Africa Subdued" (4) The Disappearance Of The Church In North Africa" " 6 The Crescent Across Africa" (i) Islam In The Sahara And The Western Sudan" (2) Islam In The Central And Eastern Sudan" (3) Islam In Nubia And Abyssinia" (4) Arab Colonies In East Africa" " 7 The Enterprise Renewed" (1) Christian Faces Muslim" (2) Portuguese Prowess" (3) Missions In Western Africa." (4) Missions In Eastern Africa" (5) The Jesuit Mission In Abyssinia" " 8 A Period Of Pause" (1) Developments In Guinea" (2) Settlement At The Cape" (3) The Growth Of The. Slave-trade" (4) The Thin Thread Of Continuity In Missionary Enterprise" " 9 Assault On Slavery" (1) The Background Of Religious Revival" (2) The Clapham Sect" (3) The Establishment Of A 8 Settlement In Sierra Leone" (4) The Anti-slavery Movement" " 10 The Missionary. Awakening" (1) The Ris E Of New Missionary Societies" (2) Early Efforts In Sierra Leone." (3) Missionary Operations At The Cape" " 11 South African Developments" (1) Missionary Progress 1816-1828" (2) Dr. Philip, The Hottentots, And The Bantu Tribes" (3) Vicissitudes Of Missions, 1829-1840" " 12 West African Hopes" (1) Missionary Service To Liberated Slaves" (2) The American Colonization Of Liberia" (3) Christianity On The Gold Coast." (4) Movements In Muslim Lands." " Index" " Vol 2" Preface" " I. Reconnoitring For Advance 1840-1858" 1 The Attempt In The West" (1) The Plan Of 1841" (2) The Sequel" " 2 Contribution From The Caribbean" (1) After Emancipation" (2) Initiative In Jamaica" (3) Mission From Barbados" " 3 Hope Restored" (1) Outreace From Sierra Leone" (2) Establishment In Yorubaland" (3) Enterprise From North America" (4) The Niger Once More" " 4 Probing On The East" (1) Activity In Lands Of The Early Church: (a) Egypt And Nubia " (2) Activity In Lands Of The Early Church: (b) Abyssinia " (3) The Sultanate Of Zanzibar " (4) Achievement Of Krapf And Rebmann " (5) Hopes And Realities" " 5 The Thrust From The South" (1) The Apprenticeship" (2) Contemporary Enterprise: (a) Within Colonial Territory " (3) Contemporary Enterprise: (b) Beyond Colonial Frontiers" (4) The Quest" " Ii Pressing The Advantage 1858-1878" 6 Prelude To Progress" (1) A Zambezi Expedition" (2) Two Inner Africa Missions" (3) Return To The Road" " 7 Developments In The North And West" (1) From Barbary To Senegambia" (2) In Colonies Of The Liberated" (3) In Kingdoms Of Guinea" (4) From The Niger To The Congo" " 8 Advances In The South And East" (1) From The Cunene To The Kei" (2) East And West Of The Drakensberg" (3) North And South Of The Limpopo" (4) From The Zambezi To The Nile" " 9 Livingstone's Legacy" (1) Territory Bequeathed" (2) Tasks Inspired" (3) Goodwill Secured" " Index" Maps" Africa In 1840" Africa In 1878" " Vol 3" Prefatory Note" " I. Political Kaleidoscope 1878-1896" 1 Staking Europe's Claims" (1) Concern For The Congo" (2) The German Colonial Drive" (3) French Imperial Expansion" (4) The British Chartered Companies" (5) Portuguese Claims And Italian Ambitions" " 2 Repercussion On Missions:" (a) In German Colonies" (1) Assets And Liabilities From European Partition" (2) The Effect Of German Colonial Enthusiasm " (3) The Regime And Missions In Cameroons And Togo" (4) Complexities In South-west Africa" (5) Missions Old, And New In German East Africa" " 3 Repercussion On Missions:" (b) In French And British Spheres" (1) The Effect Of French Colonial Policy." (2) The Imperial British Fast Africa Company's Concession" (3) The Political Status Of Uganda" (4) Cecil Rhodes, Chartered Company Expansion, And Missions" " 4 Movement Into Central Africa" (1) Advance From The West" (2) War In The Fast." (3) Entry From The South" " 5 Progress And Problems On The Perimeter" (1) The Muslim North" (2) The Nile Valley" (3) The Christian South" (4) The Guinea Coast" " Ii. Under The New Order 1896-1914" 6 Acceleration Of Advance" (1) Dawn Of A New Day" (2) Progress From Coast To Hinterland" (3) Interior Africa Further Invaded" (4) The Clamour For Schools" " 7 Obstacles And Delays" (1) The Setback Of War" (2) Prohibited Areas" (3) Oppression Of The Protected" (4) The Persistent Liquor Traffic" " 8 The Day Of Promise" (1) Africa At The Missionary Round Table" (2) Missionary Occupation In Two Dimensions" (3) Comity And Promotion Of Unity" " Index" Maps" Africa-politcal Divisions In 1893" Africa-political, Divisions In 1914" " Vol 4" Preface" " 1 War Over Africa: (a) Effect On Missions" (1) Theatres 011 Conflict " (2) Elimination Of German Missions " (3) Experience Of Non-german Enterprise" " 2 War Over Africa: (b) Impact On Africans" (1) Risings At Home" (2) War Service Abroad " (3) New Outlook On A Changing World" " 3 Advance In The New Africa" (1) The Political Scene " (2) Economic And Social Concern " (3) A New Era In Education " (4) Aspects Of Missionary Progress" " 4 A Difficult Decade" (1) Dictators On The Move" (2) Entrenching Racial Privilege" (3) Upheaval In African Society" (4) Increasing Concern For African Welfare" (5) The Continuing Outreach Of Missions" " 5 The Emerging Church" (1) The Coming Of The Church" (2) Christian Discipline" (3) Co-operation And Closer Union" (4) World Conference On The Eve" " 6 World War Once More" (1) Africa In World War Ii " (2) The Second German Elimination " (3) The Plight Of Other Continental Missions " (4) Progress Despite Privation " (5) Africans In World War Ii" " 7 Post-war Survey" (1) The Prevailing Climate" (2) African Welfare Development" (3) Facets Of The Christian Movement" (4) The Growing Church" " 8 Problematic Outlook" (1) Favouring Conditions" (2) Counterbalancing Considerations" (3) The Decisive Factor" " Appendix: List Of Bible Translations In African Languages" (i) Ancient Versions " (2) Printed Versions " (3) Summary Tables " (4) Bibliography." Index" Corrigenda Et Addenda - Vols. I-iii" " [maps]" Africa In 1914" Africa In 1954" Index" Corrigenda Et Addenda - Vols. I-iii" " [maps]" Africa In 1914" Africa In 1954

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