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Author: Melvina Araújo

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

/ Social Sciences and Missions 21 (2008) 173–192 179 Dans les années 50, avec l’état d’urgence imposé par les autorités britanniques à cause de la révolte Mau-Mau, les Kikuyu sont cantonnés dans des villages fortifi és 24 . L’hostilité des prophètes à partager leurs espaces avec des non-convertis se

In: Social Sciences and Missions
Author: Pedro PINTO

w World'; in other words, they were 'Communists', and the 'Mau-Mau' rebellion had started in a similar way in Kenya."a In July 1954, William L. McLuckie, in charge o f the WTBTS branch office in Blantyre, wrote to the general governor o f Mozambique, protesting against the arrest o f the Witnesses

In: Le Fait Missionnaire

elucidates the work of the patriots as a regional phenomenon with particular local reflexes, and gives vivid life to their concerns through contrast with the dramatic alternative vision of the pilgrims. He ties the history of Mau Mau detainees in Kenya in with multiple other stories: Haya men’s concern over

In: Social Sciences and Missions
Author: Bryony Lau

nationalist agendas in opposing and important ways. Eff orts to eradicate female genital cutting coincided with the growth of an anti-colonial movement in Kenya, and defence of the practice became central to the nationalist cause of the Kikuyu Central Association (KCA), a forerunner of the Mau Mau movement. 14

In: Social Sciences and Missions

propriety in liturgical practice. 101 In northwestern Tanganyika Haya Lutherans expelled revivalists from their church, arguing that their anti-social behavior was an embarrass- ment to Christianity. In central Kenya Mau Mau oath-takers promised to fi ght for wiathi , for social discipline and self

In: Social Sciences and Missions
Author: Kirsteen Kim

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
Author: F. Hale

'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
Author: John P. Bowen

. “Do you know who I am? I’m the chairman of TANU of the whole Pare country.” . . . I was kind of glad he didn’t know who I was. “And do you know what TANU is going to do? We’re going to drive every white man out of Tanganyika – every one of them – and we’re going to do a better job of it than the Mau

In: Mission Studies
Author: Jaakko Lounela

countries. Life in Kenya took a violent turn when the Mau Mau revolt broke out in Kikuyuland in 1952, and the state of emergency lasted until 1959. The British colonial administration adopted stern measures to subdue the up- rising. Although the disturbances were confined to a geographically limited area

In: Mission Studies