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By Adrian Hastings

Overlaying 5 centuries--from the increase of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church within the fifteenth century and the early Portuguese missionaries all over to the Church and its key function in Africa today--this significant new quantity is the 1st whole historical past of the Christian Church in Africa. Written by way of a number one authority on Church heritage who has spent decades in Africa, it appears to be like in any respect points of Christianity in Africa, together with its dating to conventional values and customs, politics, and the similar upward push of Islam in Africa through the period.

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