Christianity and Social Change in Africa: Essays in Honor of J.D.Y. Peel
Hackett, Rosalind I. J., The International Journal of African Historical Studies
Christianity and Social Change in Africa: Essays in Honor of J.D.Y. Peel. Edited by Toyin Falola. Durham, N.C.: Carolina Academic Press, 2005. Pp. xix, 676; 42 illustrations. $65.00.
This is a book that, despite its twenty-six chapters and over six hundred pages, one does not want to speed read. To begin with, it represents an important body of scholarship on Christianity and social change in Africa, particularly for those interested in the ever-complex Nigerian scene. Second, nearly all of the chapters draw inspiration from, if not directly engage, John Peel's significant contributions to the study of social and religious transformation in Africa.
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Publication information: Article title: Christianity and Social Change in Africa: Essays in Honor of J.D.Y. Peel. Contributors: Hackett, Rosalind I. J. - Author. Journal title: The International Journal of African Historical Studies. Volume: 39. Issue: 2 Publication date: May 1, 2006. Page number: 366+. © Boston University 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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