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Author Höschele, Stefan.

Title Christian remnant-- African folk church : Seventh-Day Adventism in Tanzania, 1903-1980 / by Stefan Höschele
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007


Description 1 online resource (xv, 622 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Studies in Christian mission, 0924-9389 ; v. 34
Studies in Christian mission ; v. 34.
Contents Illustrations and Maps; Foreword; Acknowledgements; General Abbreviations; Periodical Abbreviations; Chapter One Introduction; Chapter Two The Launching Base: European Seventh-Day Adventism; Chapter Three The Birthplace of Tanzanian Adventism: Pare; Chapter Four A Second Foothold: Missions at Lake Victoria; Chapter Five Consolidation and Beginnings in New Region until 1960; Chapter Six Dimensions of an African Adventist Church Life; Chapter Seven Adventism and Culture in Traditional and Modern Tanzanian Society; Chapter Eight Tanzanian Adventists and Public Matters
Summary Tanzanian Adventism exemplifies one of the most fascinating shifts in the history of religions: the growth of Christianity in Africa. Most striking in this account is the analysis of a minority denomination's transformation to a veritable "folk church."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 559-600) and index
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Subject Seventh-Day Adventists -- Tanzania -- History
RELIGION -- Christianity -- Baptist.
Seventh-Day Adventists
SUBJECT Tanzania -- Church history
Subject Tanzania
Genre/Form Church history
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789047422686
Other Titles Seventh-Day Adventism in Tanzania, 1903-1980