South-EastAfrica. 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
142 Book Reviews / Mission Studies 24 (2007) 127–166 Th e Evangelization of Slaves and Catholic Origins in EastAfrica. 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
Band Aus frühchristlicher Zeit 255-270. H. J. SCHOEPS Shorter Notes A PROBABLE CREATION- AND FLOOD-MYTH IN PORTUGUESE EASTAFRICA. 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
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 EastAfrican Revival, a Christian
Kristen Fjelde Tjelle, Missionary Masculinity, 1870–1930: The Norwegian Missionaries in South-EastAfrica , 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
The EastAfrican Revival: History and Legacies . Farnham, Surrey, uk , Ashgate 2012. Pp. xiii + 235. $99.95.
The EastAfrican 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
has been written about his portrayal of missionaries. The present article is intended as a step towards filling that lacuna in the literary and missionary history of EastAfrica. The evolution of Ngug � 's depiction of the proliferation of Christianity in Kenya is analysed against the evolving
Carolina represented the North American YMCA in South Africa through the auspices of the Student Christian Association. A student secretary since his sopho- more year in 1911, with Indian and EastAfrican experience in World War One, Yergan’s star rose suﬃ ciently to permit him entry into the racially
One year at the annual conference of the Harvest Ministry, an independent Fijian Pentecostal church that sends missionaries to EastAfrica, 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
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 EastAfrica. At the height of the ritual he found the creation of an ideal state of society "where there is love