African Christianity: Its Character and Its Challenges

Speaker(s): Sheila Fabiano
Date: March 27, 2007
Length: 1:12:23
Product ID: RGDL3702J

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Christianity in Africa has a long history beginning in the first century AD. We will look very briefly at this history, but primarily focus on African Christianity's characteristics - what makes it African - and then look at the challenges facing the African Church in the present.

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Sheila Foster Fabiano is a Medical Missionary / Missiologist in Africa. She is a seminary professor and is helping to rebuild the war-ravaged nation of Angola by training pastors to teach and lead their churches well.

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