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  • Zwischen Afrika und Europa: Aspekte des Christentums in Afrika nach den Unabhängigkeiten.
    Langewiesche, Katrin (2012)
    In T. Bierschenk and E. Spies (eds.) 50 Jahre Unabhängigkeit in Afrika: Kontinuitäten, Brüche, Perspektiven. Köln: Köppe Verlag, pp. 101-122.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Christian, Africa; Africa
  • Religion and AIDS in Africa.
    Trinitapoli, Jenny, and Alexander Weinreb. (2012)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Interview & other kinds of data from Malawi, seacondary analysis of data from other sub-Saharan nations. While "new mission Protestant" churches have a lower incidence of AIDS, the best predictor is religiosity, not affiliation; individual & especially village religiosity inversely predicts HIV+ for women, but is positively associated for men.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Africa; Healing; Sexual activity; Stigma; Sex; Religiosity; Network; Malawi; Health; Contextual effects; Christian, Africa; Africa; AIDS
  • Introduction: Africa, the new African Diaspora, and Religious Transnationalism in a Global World.
    Spickard, James V., and Afe Adogame (2010)
    In Afe Adogame and James V. Spickard (eds.) Religion Crossing Boundaries. Transnational Religious and Social Dynamics in Africa and the New African Diaspora. Leiden: Brill, pp. 1-28.

    Introduction to a collection of articles; develops a typology of transnational religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian, Africa; Transnational; Africa; African diaspora; Diaspora
  • South Africa's Newest 'Jews.' The Moemedi Pentecostal Church and the Construction of Jewish Identity.
    Andersen, Nicole, and Scott London (2009)
    Nova Religio 13:1: 92-105.

    Associated Search Terms: Hebrew Christian; African Christian; South Africa, Johannesburg; Moemedi Pentecostal Church; Pentecostal, South Africa
  • Christian salvation and Luo tradition: Arguments of faith in a time of death in western Kenya.
    Prince, Ruth (2009)
    In Felicitas Becker and P. Wenzel Geissler (eds.) AIDS and Religious Practice in Africa. Leiden: Brill, pp. 49-84.

    Associated Search Terms: Kenya; Luo (a people in Kenya); Christian, Africa; AIDS; Death
  • Muslim-Christian Encounters in Africa.
    Soares, Benjamin F. (2006)
    Leiden: E.J. Brill.

    Associated Search Terms: Inter-religious; Islam, Africa; Christian, Africa; Africa
  • Métissage and Bricolage in the Making of African Christian Identities.
    Mary, André (2005)
    Social Compass 52:3: 281-294.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Africa; Christian, Africa; African Christian; Bricolage
  • Persistence and Change in Contemporary African Religion.
    Gifford, Paul (2004)
    Social Compass 51:2: 169-176.

    Proposes a general model: 1st generation African Christians in mission churches, 2nd in independent churches, 3rd in charismatic churches. The last of these emphasizes prosperity & an enchanted world view.

    Associated Search Terms: Missions; Pentecostal, Africa; Africa; Christian, Africa; Generations
  • Christianity in Africa: From African independent to Pentecostal charismatic churches.
    Meyer, Birgit (2004)
    Annual Review of Anthropology 33: 447-474.

    Associated Search Terms: African Christian; Africa; Pentecostal, Africa
  • Globalisation des pentecôtismes et hybridité du christianisme africain.
    Mary, André (2001)
    In J.-P. Bastian, F. Champion, and K. Rousselet (eds.) La Globalisation du religieux. Paris: L'Harmattan, pp. 153-168.

    Associated Search Terms: Africa; Globalization; Pentecostal; African Christian; Syncretism
  • Culture pentecôtiste et charisme visionnaire au sein d'une Eglise indépendente africaine.
    Mary, André (1999)
    archives de sciences sociales des religions 44/105: 29-50.

    The importance of charismatic virtuosi who are independent of the missionaries helps explain the appeal of Pentecostal forms in Africa.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Africa; African Christian
  • At the Threshold of the Millennium: Prophetic Movements and Independent Churches in Central and Southern Africa.
    Jules-Rosette, Bennetta (1997)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 99: 153-167.

    The independent African churches have become less charismatic & more institutionalizes; they play an important political & cultural role.

    Associated Search Terms: Aladura Church, Africa; Kimbangu; Christian, Africa; Zionist Church, Africa; Apostolic Church of John Maranke; Apostolic Church of John Masowe
  • Le Synode Africain d'Avril-Mai 1994 et les Nouveaux Mouvements Religieux.
    Luneau, René (1996)
    Social Compass 43:2: 199-207.

    A Vatican working document refers to new religions & new independent Christian churches in Africa, but the references were deleted from the final report since small spontaneous churches threaten Catholicism in Africa.

    Associated Search Terms: African Christian; Catholic, Africa; New religions
  • Charismatic Churches in South Africa. A Critique of Criticisms and Problems of Bias.
    Hexham, Irving, and Karla Poewe (1994)
    In Karla Poewe (ed.) Charismatic Christianity and Global Culture. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, pp. 50-69.

    Counters criticisms of South African independent charismatic churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, South Africa; African Christian; Transnational; South Africa; Diffusion
  • Development Activities by American Missionaries in Sub-saharan Africa.
    Hickey, Jo Ann S., and Anthony A. Hickey (1987)
    Sociology and Social Research 72:1: 17-19.

    Factor analysis of descriptions of projects in 43 nations, 1978-83; correlates 3 factors with selected social & economic indicators of the nations.

    Associated Search Terms: Development; Missions; Christian, Africa; Africa; Factor analysis
  • Ancestors and Protestants: Religious coexistence in the social field of a Zambian community.
    Bond, George C. (1987)
    American Etnologist 14:1: 55-72.

    Ancestor cult & Christianity coexisted because they were related to differen aspects of social life.

    Associated Search Terms: Ancestor; Christian, Africa; Presbyterian Free Church of Scotland in Uyombe; Yombe (a people in Zambia); Zambia, Muyombe
  • Christianity and colonialism in South Africa.
    Comaroff, Jean, and John Comaroff (1986)
    American Ethnologist 13:1: 1-22.

    Associated Search Terms: South Africa; Christian, South Africa; Colonialism
  • Revival and Rebellion in Colonial Central Africa.
    Fields, Karen E. (1985)
    Princeton: Princeton University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Revolution; Colonialism; Missions; Christian, Africa; Africa
  • Faith for the Fearful? An Investigation into New Churches in the Greater Durban Area.
    Morran, Elda Susan, and Laurence Schlemmer (1984)
    Durban: University of Natal Centre for Applied Social Sciences.

    Associated Search Terms: South Africa, Durban; Christian, South Africa
  • Voicile Temps des Héritiers. Eglises d'Afrique et Voies Nouvelles.
    Luneau, René, and Jean-Marc Ela (1981)
    Paris: Karthala.

    Associated Search Terms: Africa; Christian, Africa
  • Bishops and Prophets in a Black City. African Independent Churches in Soweto, Johannesburg.
    West, Martin (1975)
    Cape Town: David Philip, London: Rex Collings.

    Associated Search Terms: South Africa, Soweto; African Christian, South Africa
  • Christianity and Xhosa Tradition. Belief and Ritual among Xhosa-speaking Christians.
    Pauw, Berthold Adolf (1975)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian, Africa; Xhosa South Africans
  • Églises noires et formes de connaissance.
    Bernard, Guy (1974)
    Revue tunisienne de sciences sociales 11:36-39: 339-346.

    Discusses the variable forms of consciousness among the new African churches, with particular attention to l'Église de Jésus-Christ sur Terre par le Prophète Kimbangu.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian, Africa; African Christian; Sociology of knowledge; Africa; Kimbangu; Independent religions, Africa
  • Religion and Revolution.
    Lewy, Guenter (1974)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: France; Islam; Sudan; Sri Lanka; Spain; Mexico; India; Germany; Egypt; China; Burma; Brazil; Latin America; Africa; Puritan, Great Britain; Catholic, Mexico; Jewish; Hindu, India; Christian; Revolution; Messian; Cargo cult; Anabaptist
  • Christianity and Nationalism in Tropical Africa.
    Phipps, William E. (1972)
    Civilisations 22:1: 92-100.

    Sees Christian missions as contributors to African independence movements.

    Associated Search Terms: Missions; Nationalism; Christian, Africa; Africa
  • De l'Adhésion à la Transformation d'une Système de Valeurs: Étude d'une Communauté Rurale Africaine.
    Brown, Sheila (1972)
    Social Compass 19:1: 83-91.

    Based on interview data from Rwarwa, South Africa.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian, South Africa; Rural; South Africa, Rwarwa; Economic; Change; Conversion
  • The Sect That Became an Order: The Order of Ethiopia.
    Wright, Beryl (1972)
    A Sociological Yearbook of Religion in Britain 5: 60-71.

    Reviews the history of the Order of Ethiopia in the (Anglican) Church of the Province of South Africa; sees it as a case for the sociology of schism.

    Associated Search Terms: Order of Ethiopia; Schism; African Christian; South Africa
  • Thérapie et changement social dans les églises urbaines d'Afrique du Sud.
    West, Martin (1972)
    Social Compass 19:1: 49-62.

    Examines therapeutic practices in the independent Christian churches of Soweto, South Africa.

    Associated Search Terms: African Christian; Healing; Urban; South Africa, Soweto; Medical
  • Vers une sociologie du christianisme africain.
    Molet, L. (1970)
    Revue d'histoire et de philosophie religieuses 2: 181-185.

    Associated Search Terms: Africa; Christian, Africa
  • A.D. 2000: 350 Million Christians in Africa.
    Barrett, David B. (1970)
    International Review of Missions 59: 39-54.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian, Africa; Africa; Missions
  • Analytical Methods of Studying Religious Expansion in Africa.
    Barrett, David B. (1970)
    Journal of Religion in Africa 3: 22-44.

    Addresses matters of definition, coding, & compilation for the study of new independent religious organizations in Africa.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian, Africa; Islam, Africa; Methodology; Africa
  • A Sociological Study of the Influence of the Christian Religion on the Bantu Community at Rwarw.
    Brown, Sheila (1970)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, University of South Africa, Pretoria.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian, South Africa; South Africa, Rwarwa; Missions; Bantu
  • Diversité des nouvelles églises congolaises.
    Bernard, Guy (1970)
    Cahiers d'études africaines 10/38: 203-227.

    Overview, with the text of the constitution of one church, l'Église des Dignes.

    Associated Search Terms: Église des Dignes; Zaire; Democratic Republic of the Congo; Christian, Africa; Independent religions, Africa; African Christian
  • The Roles and Criticisms of the Christian Missions in Africa.
    Roucek, Joseph S. (1969)
    In Joachim Matthes (ed.) Internationales Jahrbuch für Religionssoziologie 5. Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag, pp. 156-181.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian, Africa; Missions; Africa
  • Conceptions of Christianity in the Context of Tropical Africa: Nigerian Reaction to its Advent.
    Schuyler, Joseph B. (1968)
    In C.C. Baeta (ed.) Christianity in tropical Africa. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 220-225.

    Associated Search Terms: Africa; Missions; Christian, Africa; Nigeria
  • L'évolution des Mouvements Religieux Dissidents en Afrique (1862-1967).
    Barrett, David B. (1968)
    Archives de Sociologie des Religions 25: 111-140.

    Extract from Schism and Renewal in Africa (1968).

    Associated Search Terms: Independent religions, Africa; Christian, Africa; Africanist; African Christian; Conflict; Africa
  • Two Hundred Independent Church Movements in East Africa.
    Barrett, David B. (1968)
    Social Compass 15:2: 101-116.

    Includes basic information on churches in 34 tribes, 4 nations, & 7 "chains."

    Associated Search Terms: Africa; Independent religions, Africa; Christian, Africa; African Christian
  • Impact of Christianity on Tropical Africa. Problems in the Analytical Perspective.
    Schuyler, Joseph B. (1967)
    African Ecclesiastical Review 9: 129-143.

    Conceptualizations of Christianity by people in tropical Africa & Nigerian appraisals of its advent.

    Associated Search Terms: Africa; Nigeria; Christian, Africa
  • Christianity and Socio-Political Change in Sub-Sahara Africa.
    Hopkins, Raymond F. (1966)
    Social Forces 44:4: 555-562.

    Uses 20th century data to demonstrate that Christian missions have helped further development. Analysis with Pearson coefficients; N=10! 9 nations fomerly British, 1 Belgian (Congo), a distribution invalidating the results.

    Associated Search Terms: Missions; Christian, Africa; Africa; Politics, Africa; Development
  • Christianity and Development in Africa.
    Martin, David (1965)
    Cross Currents 15:1: 19-32.

    Associated Search Terms: Development; Christian, Africa; Africa
  • Diaspora chrétienne en Afrique du nord. Éléments de réflexion en vue d'une recherche sociologique.
    Cuny, P. (1960)
    Social Compass 7:3: 249-266.

    Associated Search Terms: Africa, north; Christian, Africa
  • Messianisme en Afrique du Sud.
    Eberhardt, Jacqueline (1957)
    Archives de sociologie des religions 2/4: 31-56.

    Describes the new African Christian churches in South Africa.

    Associated Search Terms: South Africa; Christian, South Africa; Messian
  • Imperialism and Spiritual Reform: An African View.
    Adjei, Ako (1944)
    American Journal of Sociology 50:3: 189-198.

    Describes missionary Christianity as spiritual imperialism & rejection of indigenous cultures.

    Associated Search Terms: Missions; Christian, Africa; Africa; Imperialism
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