African Catholic : decolonization and the Transformation of the Church

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Titre African Catholic : decolonization and the Transformation of the Church
Type de publication Livre
Langue principale de la publication anglais
Année de publication 2019
Auteur Elizabeth A. FOSTER
Nombre de pages 384
Éditeur Harvard University Press
Ville Cambridge ; London = Londres
Genre essai - étude
Pays d'édition Royaume-Uni
Etats-unis
ISBN 9780674987661
Résumé/Présentation "A groundbreaking history of how Africans in the French Empire embraced both African independence and their Catholic faith during the upheaval of decolonization, leading to a fundamental reorientation of the Catholic Church. / African Catholic examines how French imperialists and the Africans they ruled imagined the religious future of French sub-Saharan Africa in the years just before and after decolonization. The story encompasses the political transition to independence, Catholic contributions to black intellectual currents, and efforts to alter the church hierarchy to create an authentically ?African? church. [...]" (http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987661 - 04.2019)
Référence complète Foster, Elizabeth A.. African Catholic : decolonization and the Transformation of the Church. Cambridge ; London : Harvard University Press, 2019, 384 p., ill., cartes - ISBN 9780674987661.

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