By R. Drew Smith
This quantity examines kinfolk among U.S. Protestants and Africa because the finish of colonial rule. It attracts awareness to moving ecclesiastical and socio-political priorities, in particular the diminished momentum of social justice advocacy and the growing to be missionary impact of church buildings emphasizing religious revival and private prosperity. The publication presents a thought-provoking overview of U.S. Protestant involvements with Africa, and it proposes kinds of engagement that construct upon ecclesiastical dynamism inside of American and African contexts.
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