Equiano to Ntsikana: From the 1780s to the 1820s

Adrian Hastings

in The Church in Africa, 1450-1950

Published in print March 1996 | ISBN: 9780198263999
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600623 | DOI:

Series: Oxford History of the Christian Church

 Equiano to Ntsikana: From the 1780s to the 1820s

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Gives an account of the church and Christianity in Africa from the 1780s to the 1820s. The different sections cover Equiano, the leader of the London Africans, the slave trade, and Protestantism; West African Protestant beginnings and the foundation of Freetown; the advance of Islam; Christianity in the ancient kingdom of Kongo under Garcia V; South Africa—mission villages and Protestantism; and the Khoi (Khoikhoi or Hottentot) leadership and Ntsikana, a Christian African prophet, poet, and pacifist.

Keywords: Africa; Christianity; Church; history; Islam; Kongo; Protestantism; slave trade; South Africa

Chapter.  20763 words. 

Subjects: History of Christianity

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