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date: 06 August 2020

Christian History and Historiography 

The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Historiography: Methods and Sources
Joel CabritaJoel Cabrita

The long 19th century witnessed dramatically increased Christian proselytization throughout sub-Saharan Africa, arguably constituting the first period of sustained Christian growth across the continent. Of course, Christianity was not a new faith for Africans. As Elias Bongmba’s work on the Christian Coptic culture of Alexandria underscores, ancient churches had comprised majority religions in North Africa and Ethiopia as early as the ... ...

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