Communities of Faith in Africa and the African Diaspora

Communities of Faith in Africa and the African Diaspora

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Communities of Faith is a collection of essays on the multicultural Christian spirit and practices of churches around the world, with particular attention to Africa and the African diaspora. The essays span history, theology, anthropology, ecumenism, and missiology. Readers will be treated to fresh perspectives on African Pentecostal higher education, Pentecostalism and witchcraft in East Africa, Methodist camp meetings in Ghana, Ghanaian diaspora missions in Europe and North America, gender roles in South African Christian communities, HIV/AIDS ministries in Uganda, Japanese funerary rites, enculturation and contextualization principles of mission, and many other aspects of the Christian world mission. With essays from well-known scholars as well as young and emerging men and women in academia, Communities of Faith illuminates current realities of world Christianity and contributes to the scholarship of today's worldwide Christian witness.We bring our traditionsa#39; richest store our hymns and rites and cherished creeds in anticipation that strife and bigotry shall ... GHANAIAN METHODIST FELLOWSHIP One of the earliest Ghanaian Methodist communities in the United Kingdom isanbsp;...

Title:Communities of Faith in Africa and the African Diaspora
Author:Casely B. Essamuah, David K. Ngaruiya
Publisher:Wipf and Stock Publishers - 2014-01-13


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