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Terence Ranger

South-East Africa. Oxford: James Currey. Johannesburg: Wits University Press / Athens: Ohio University Press, 2007, xvi + 286 pp., illus., Pbk: £19.95, ISBN 978-0-85255-983-3. I should declare an interest at the beginning of this review. I was publisher’s reader for the manuscript and part of my report

Fergus King

142 Book Reviews / Mission Studies 24 (2007) 127–166 Th e Evangelization of Slaves and Catholic Origins in East Africa. By Paul V. Kollman. Maryknoll, New York, USA, Orbis 2005. Pp. xxv + 356. $25.00. Th ere is an old saw that history is written by the victors. A similar dictum might be applied

Emily J. Manktelow

Kristen Fjelde Tjelle, Missionary Masculinity, 1870–1930: The Norwegian Missionaries in South-East Africa , Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, 325 pp. HBK . £60, ISBN 9781137336354. In 1866 Hans Paludan Smith Schreuder, the NMS ’s first missionary to the Zulus, was consecrated as a

E. Dora Earthy

Band Aus frühchristlicher Zeit 255-270. H. J. SCHOEPS Shorter Notes A PROBABLE CREATION- AND FLOOD-MYTH IN PORTUGUESE EAST AFRICA. Dr. Keller, in his recent book The Bible as History, reminds us that about 2000 B.C. the story of Gi.lgamesh and the old Sumerian legends of the Creation and the Flood were

Daewon Moon

The East African Revival: History and Legacies . Farnham, Surrey, uk , Ashgate 2012. Pp. xiii + 235. $99.95. The East African Revival was arguably the most influential revival movement of Africa in the twentieth century. Also called the Balokole (“the saved ones”) Revival, it emerged in the

Kingdom Culture?

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Karen J. Brison

One year at the annual conference of the Harvest Ministry, an independent Fijian Pentecostal church that sends missionaries to East Africa, Asia, Europe and other areas of the Pacific, Ulf Ekman was the first of several international invited speakers. Ulf Ekman, who has since left the

Derek R. Peterson

History, University of Michigan, USA Abstract Th is essay – composed to honor Of Revelation and Revolution on its twentieth anniversary – argues that conversion was a means by which hegemonic cultural discourses were rendered sub- ject to examination. Th e focus is on the East African Revival, a Christian

Michael Argyle

emotional bonds the hu- man race has known" (p. 86). 168 Victor Turner (1969) found the formation of very strong social bonds in groups of young men going through adult initiation rites in East Africa. At the height of the ritual he found the creation of an ideal state of society "where there is love

the meaning of ‘indigenous pedagogies’ in East Africa. Those contributions which I found least satisfying were those which were speculative and did not pay sufŽ cient attention to local political and historical setting. But even there, one could Ž nd some scope for optimism. In discussing the impact