Introduction to African Church History

WYH2921HF  L0101
Offered in Fall 2011  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course introduces aspects of the history of Christianity in Africa from mid-nineteenth century up to the period just before the start of the emergence of African political freedoms.  The course will focus on two geographical regions: East Africa and West Africa, paying attention to major historical, religious and social issues such as the slave trade, colonialism, Islam, the role of African agency and rise of African nationalism.  Lectures and discussions.  Evaluation: Class Attendance.  2 class tests.  2 short papers.  1 long paper.

Schedule: Thursday, 14:00 to 17:00
Schedule Notes: Oct 13-Dec 8
Instructors: R. Mwita Akiri, George R. Sumner
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit

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