took up the cause of Africans against the government. Finally, he moves to Kenya where the church both condemned the Mau Mau uprising and tried to be sympathetic to African concerns over land alienation. Stuart cleverly sandwiches his narrative between a prologue and an epilogue titled ‘Nyasaland’ and

In: Journal of Religion in Africa

of the contribution of Stephen Neill and Max Warren from 1922 to 1984 is continued by examination of the Church Missionary Society newsletters from 1963 to 1985. In between Yates sheds light on the lesser known episode of the role of cms , and its local secretary Cecil Bewes, around the Mau Mau

In: Mission Studies

Italians, while the Irish naturally mixed with colonial society a lot more easily. While the Spiritans had still not a single African priest in their area when Mau Mau began in the early 1950s, the Consolata mis- sionaries had a dozen. They were clearly far more concerned to mas- ter Kikuyu culture and

In: Journal of Religion in Africa

" culture, and for an understanding of events from the African perspective. Yet, he ends up with a distressingly brain- washed, racist and pro-Apartheid stance that would give him the blessing of Pretoria, as the following sample of quotations illustrates. 141 "The Mau Mau was organized by semi

In: Journal of Asian and African Studies

denotes mass appeal in Kikuyu-has attracted large numbers of disaffected youth and de- rives inspiration from former Mau Mau freedom fighters. Like the Mau Mau insurgents, Mungiki members have revived traditional oath-taking and ritual cleansing practices, and are particularly suc- cessful in the areas

In: Method & Theory in the Study of Religion

's fascinating discus- sion of the controversial, religio-political Mungiki movement in central Kenya. Mungiki- - the very term denotes mass appeal in Kikuyu-has attracted large numbers of disaffected youth and derives inspiration from former Mau Mau freedom fighters. Like the Mau Mau insur- gents, Mungiki

In: Journal of Religion in Africa

'colonialism and its religious ally, the Christian Church' and found it lamentable that 'the Church opposed Mau Mau, but never the colonial Caesai .1 He subsequently took his sweeping general- isations a step further by casting his comments about Christianity and its propagation in Africa in a Marxist mould

In: Religion and Theology

Ngai, Creator of Heaven and Earth." 10 Similarly Karari Njama, writing of Mau Mau From Within (1966), when describing his wavering Christian faith, finds "the Holy Bible" to be "full of wars and con- quering tribes and nations who worshipped other Gods. These wars were supposedly led by Mighty God to

In: Journal of Religion in Africa

they were white also caused them to be regarded with suspicion by the Africans, as the latter con- sidered them to be representatives of colonialism. 14 Classifi ed as representatives of colonialism, Consolata missionaries attracted the rage of Mau Mau guerrilla fi ghters. Mau Mau was an anti

In: Social Sciences and Missions

performer at the heart of the play. She convincingly argues that, as a trickster with transgendered attributes, Eshu not only stands for various defenders of Black causes such as Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, the leaders of the Mau Mau rebellion, and “the black maroons”; he is also the Master of Ceremony

In: New West Indian Guide / Nieuwe West-Indische Gids