Freedom's Distant Shores: American Protestants and Post-Colonial Alliances with Africa


This volume examines relations between U. S. Protestants and Africa since the end of colonial rule. It draws attention to shifting ecclesiastical and socio-political priorities, especially the decreased momentum of social justice advocacy and the growing missionary influence of churches emphasising spiritual revival and personal prosperity. The book provides a thought-provoking assessment of U. S. Protestant involvements with Africa, and it proposes forms of engagement that build upon ecclesiastical dynamism within American and African contexts.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Mark Hulsether
  • Sandra J. Sarkela And Patrick Mazzeo
  • Lewis Baldwin
  • Dwight N. Hopkins
  • Stephen W. Angell
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Waco, TX
Publication year:
  • 2006


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