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Freedoms Distant Shores: American Protestants and Post-Colonial Alliances with Africa R. Drew Smith

Freedoms Distant Shores: American Protestants and Post-Colonial Alliances with Africa

R. Drew Smith

Published September 1st 2006
ISBN : 9781932792379
Paperback
284 pages
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 About the Book 

This volume examines relations between U.S. Protestants and Africa since the end of colonial rule. It draws attention to shifting ecclesiastical and socio-political priorities, especially the decreased momentum of social justice advocacy and theMoreThis volume examines relations between U.S. Protestants and Africa since the end of colonial rule. It draws attention to shifting ecclesiastical and socio-political priorities, especially the decreased momentum of social justice advocacy and the growing missionary influence of churches emphasizing spiritual revival and personal prosperity. The book provides a thought-provoking assessment of U.S. Protestant involvements with Africa, and it proposes forms of engagement that build upon ecclesiastical dynamism within American and African contexts.