Liberating Mission in Mozambique: Faith and Revolution in the Life of Eduardo Mondlane

Liberating Mission in Mozambique: Faith and Revolution in the Life of Eduardo Mondlane

By: Robert Faris (author)Paperback

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This work is a significant contribution to the narrative of Christianity in southern Africa within the framework of the struggle for liberation from colonial rule. By focusing on the story of a Protestant political and ecumenical leader, Eduardo Mondlane, of note within a dominantly Roman Catholic country, Faris explores the role of the churches and missions, especially the Swiss Mission, in the struggle for African Independence.

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About Author

Robert Faris taught at the ecumenical Seminario Unido de Ricatla in Mozambique during a period of significant transition, from 1989 to 1994. His experience there led him into an examination of the largely untold story of the role of the Protestant churches in the country's struggle for liberation. He is currently Associate Minister at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Toronto, Canada.

Contents

Foreword by John W. de Gruchy Acknowledgments List of Abbreviations 1 The Protestant Churches in Mozambique in Context 2 A Grounding in Faith: Mondlane's Early Life in Mozambique and Integration into the Swiss Mission 3 Reformed and Reforming: Living Faith in South Africa 4 Into the Heart of Empire 5 Study in the United States-Oberlin College 6 Study in the United States-Northwestern University, Chicago 7 Discerning the Future 8 Return to Mozambique 9 Faith in FRELIMO 10 Mondlane's Legacy of Faith Bibliography Archives Consulted

Product Details

  • publication date: 26/02/2015
  • ISBN13: 9780718893576
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 236
  • ID: 9780718893576
  • weight: 350
  • ISBN10: 0718893573

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