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Ayodeji Abodunde's A Heritage of Faith: A History of Christianity in Nigeria PDF

By Ayodeji Abodunde

the main accomplished account but of the historical past of Christianity in Nigeria: a magisterial work.

A history of religion is the tale of the advance of Christianity in Nigeria from the earliest occasions to the current. It unearths the breath-taking range, dynamism and innovativeness that has characterized, and that maintains to outline Christianity in Nigeria. A history of religion weaves the non-public tales and pioneering efforts of the most important figures that performed major roles in shaping their period, the present Christian proposal that outlined every one interval, and parallel advancements within the Nigerian country, right into a interesting historical past.

This heritage which starts with the go back of the liberated slaves from Sierra Leone in 1839, is split into six hobbies: the Missionary circulation, African Church stream, Prophetic/Healing move, Pentecostal circulation, Evangelical stream and Charismatic stream. every one stream strains the beginning and progress of latest and targeted spiritual studies and the way they formed Christian event and witness in Nigeria.

A historical past of religion connects the occasions occurring in all components of the rustic and within the assorted eras right into a relocating and soaking up tale. This historical past has been significantly enriched via well-illustrated charts and the biggest selection of photos of any booklet on Nigeria’s church heritage. It convincingly argues that Christianity has thrived and triumphed in Nigeria.

“The historical past of Christianity in Nigeria is the tale of guys and ladies decided to work out the banner of Jesus Christ raised in the course of the kingdom, and this tale has the ability to talk afresh to us today,” writes Ayodeji Abodunde. “Their lives stand as a sworn statement for each iteration, they usually bid us choose up the religious torch they faithfully and courageously carried.”

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