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Missionary Archives - Africa
East Africa

The importance of missionary archives as a primary resource continues to grow as their value for the study of a variety of scholarly disciplines and subjects becomes ever more widely recognized. This collection lists 19th and 20th century archive materials relating to Africa, south of Sahara, and to Madagascar and Mauritius. There are large sections on Southern, Central and West Africa and lesser amounts on Eastern and Western Central Africa.

This collection is also included in the Missionary Archives - Africa collection.
Missionary Archives - Africa
North-East Africa

The importance of missionary archives as a primary resource continues to grow as their value for the study of a variety of scholarly disciplines and subjects becomes ever more widely recognized. This collection lists 19th and 20th century archive materials relating to Africa, south of Sahara, and to Madagascar and Mauritius. There are large sections on Southern, Central and West Africa and lesser amounts on Eastern and Western Central Africa.

This collection is also included in the Missionary Archives - Africa collection.
Missionary Archives - Africa
South-East Africa

The importance of missionary archives as a primary resource continues to grow as their value for the study of a variety of scholarly disciplines and subjects becomes ever more widely recognized. This collection lists 19th and 20th century archive materials relating to Africa, south of Sahara, and to Madagascar and Mauritius. There are large sections on Southern, Central and West Africa and lesser amounts on Eastern and Western Central Africa.

This collection is also included in the Missionary Archives - Africa collection.
Author: Johanna Agthe

RELIGION IN CONTEMPORARY EAST AFRICAN ART BY JOHANNA AGTHE (Museum für Völkerkunde, Frankfurt a.M.) This article describes three aspects of religious art in East Africa: firstly it examines the artists' personal attitude to and motivation by the Christian religion; secondly, it looks at

In: Journal of Religion in Africa

with church-related activities and come alive in conversations about religion and spirituality. I wanted to understand why women invested so heavily in Christian organizations, especially the Protestant, missionary-founded churches that have historically been a deeply patriarchal force in East African

In: Journal of Religion in Africa

.indd iv JRA 37,1_Prelims.indd iv 2/2/07 1:35:00 PM 2/2/07 1:35:00 PM © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2007 DOI: 10.1163/157006607X166564 Journal of Religion in Afr ica 37 (2007) 1-15 www.brill.nl/jra INTRODUCTION Searching for Pathways in a Landscape of Death: Religion and AIDS in East Africa Felicitas

In: Journal of Religion in Africa
Author: Hatim Amiji

THE BOHRAS OF EAST AFRICA BY HATIM AMIJI (University of Massachusetts, Boston, U.S.A.) ' INTRODUCTION The Bohras are among the earliest Asian immigrants to East Africa and are found mainly in the larger urban areas as shopkeepers, land- lords, craftsmen, artisans and professionals. They belong

In: Journal of Religion in Africa
Author: Kai Kresse

‘SWAHILI ENLIGHTENMENT’? EAST AFRICAN REFORMIST DISCOURSE AT THE TURNING POINT: THE EXAMPLE OF SHEIKH MUHAMMAD KASIM MAZRUI 1 by KAI KRESSE (University of St Andrews) ABSTRACT This article discusses Sheikh Muhammad Kasim Mazrui, an in uential yet largely ignored Ž gure within East African

In: Journal of Religion in Africa
Author: Jörn Thielmann

and Tanzania, Tabea Scharrer, now a researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology in Halle, collected and analysed biographic narratives of converts to Islam in the particular setting of East Africa. The result is a quite comprehensive study going far beyond conversion to Islam. It

In: Islamic Africa
Author: Anne K. Bang

In Lamu, Islamic practice and intellectual traditions in the late nineteenth century has been profoundly marked by the Riyadha mosque, established near the end of the century by Ṣāliḥ b. ʿAlawī Jamal al-Layl, known in East Africa as Habib Saleh (1853–1936). He was a descendant of early migrants

In: Islamic Africa