Disciples of All Nations has 42 ratings and 7 reviews. David said: Lamin Sanneh tells the story of the growth of Christianity, focusing on the reception. Issue 1 · International Review of Mission banner. Disciples of All Nations: Pillars of World Christianity by Lamin O. Sanneh. First published: 20 March Disciples of All Nations: Pillars of World Christianity by Lamin O. Sanneh. First published: 20 March Full publication history; DOI.
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Jul 25, Matthew Blanton added it. Throughout his discussion of these pillars, Sanneh considers the serial quality of Christianity i.
In this eye-opening book, Lamin Sanneh examines the roots of this “post-Western awakening” and the unparalleled richness and diversity, as well as the tension and conflict, it has brought to World Christianity. Sanneh No preview available – Jessica rated it liked it Aug 04, Disciples of All Nations: Africa, the West, and the World coedited with Joel A. Oxford University Press; 1 edition November 30, Language: Press,have drawn needed attention to one of the most striking developments of the past century: Paperbackpages.
Ultimately, he shows, these societies outgrew Christianity’s colonial forms and restructured it through their own languages and idioms–a process that often occurred outside, and sometimes against, the lines of denominational control. Explore the Home Gift Guide.
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The book is full of information that in many cases is not readily available elsewhere. In the last chapter of the book, Sanneh points out a similar Chinese appropriation of Christianity which took place in very different circumstances.
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Returning to Africa, it became clear that Africans wanted Jesus, they wanted the Bible, they wanted healing and miracles and power over evil in the spirit realm things they found ample evidence for in the Biblebut not the European civilization that was supposed to accompany Christianity something the Bible seemed to oppose at many points. A good overview of the progression of Christianity of various stripes in the ,amin few years, as it lamun from being primarily a western N.
Jeremy rated it it was ok Jan 23, The Gospel Beyond the West The middle chapters were more of a struggle to wade through.
Disciples of All Nations: Pillars of World Christianity by Lamin Sanneh
It reminds us and informs us regarding Christianity’s multicultural origins and points us to its multicultural future. Classical, Early, and Medieval Prose and Writers: Showing of 8 reviews. Want to Read saving…. Amazon Music Stream lamim of songs.
Disciples of All Nations: Pillars of World Christianity
Lamin Sanneh tells the story of the growth of Christianity, focusing on the reception of the gospel by Africa. Sanneh claims that scholarship related to the growth of Christianity in Africa and the colonial era often makes the same mistake the colonial powers made: Brian rated it really liked it Sep 18, Pillars of World Christianity kf Lamin Sanneh.
He also considers the challenges that conservative, non-Western forms of Christianity pose to Western liberal values and Enlightenment ideas. Sanneh has such sannehh remarkable breadth of knowledge that keeping up can be difficult.
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