Christianity in Sub-Saharan Africa, Hardback Book


This comprehensive reference volume covers 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, analyses key themes and examines current trends.

Key Features >Profiles of Christianity in every country in Sub-Saharan Africa including clearly presented statistical and demographic information >Analyses of leading features and current trends written by indigenous scholars >Essays examining each of the major Christian traditions (Anglicans, Independents, Orthodox, Protestants, Roman Catholics, Evangelicals, Pentecostals/ Charismatics) >Essays exploring key themes such as faith and culture, worship and spirituality, theology, social and political engagement, mission and evangelism, religious freedom, inter-faith relations, slavery, anthropology of evil, and migration


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 576 pages, 16 colour illustrations
  • Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
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  • Category: Christian theology
  • ISBN: 9781474412032



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