THE AFRICAN FOUNDATIONS OF CHRISTIANITY: MYTH OR REALITY?

  • James N Amanze University of Botswana
Keywords: African Christianity, African culture, African traditional religions

Abstract

One of the most contentious issues in the missionary field both in the past and at present has been the relationship between Christianity on the one hand and African culture on the other.  Quite often Christianity has been set against everything that is African on the assumption that the African way of life is ungodly.  Much of the Christian preaching and teaching emphasizes the foreignness of Christianity in Africa. ...

Author Biography

James N Amanze, University of Botswana
Department of Theology and Religious Studies
Published
2018-11-13
Section
GENERAL ARTICLES