- ISBN: 1683072863, 9781683072867
- Page count: 576
- Published: 2020-01-01
- Format: Paperback
- Publisher: Hendrickson Publishers
Christianity in Sub-Saharan Africa is a comprehensive reference volume that covers key facts and analyses on 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, analyzes key themes, and examines current trends.
This is the paperback version of volume 1, of a 10-volume series, and it’s ideal for anyone studying African Christianity. It includes essays examining each of the major Christian traditions (Anglicans, Independents, Orthodox, Protestants, Roman Catholics, Evangelicals, Pentecostals/Charismatics), as well as key themes such as faith and culture, worship and spirituality, theology, social and political engagement, mission and evangelism, religious freedom, interfaith relations, slavery, anthropology of evil, and migration.
Key points and features:
• A handy reference book and affordable paperback that explores Christianity in every country in Sub-Saharan Africa, with clearly presented statistical and demographic information
• Analyses of leading features and current trends are written by indigenous scholars
• Includes essays exploring key themes such as worship and spirituality, social and political engagement, slavery, theology, and more
• The standard handbook on African Christianity