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Francis B. Nyamnjoh and Joel A. Carpenter (eds), Christianity and Social Change in Contemporary Africa

Francis B. Nyamnjoh and Joel A. Carpenter (eds), Christianity and Social Change in Contemporary... 428 STUDIES IN WORLD CHRISTIANIT Y DOI: 10.3366/swc.2022.0411 Francis B. Nyamnjoh and Joel A. Carpenter (eds). 2020. Christianity and Social Change in Contemporary Africa, vol. 1. Mankon, Cameroon: Langaa, pp. 235, Pb £25.00. ISBN-13: 9789956551996. This collection of essays is the product of some of the twenty-three separate research projects across Africa supported by the Nagel Institute for the Study of World Christianity, Calvin College, with funding from the John Templeton Foundation. It is heartening to see this level of financial support for projects conceived and executed on the African continent. Each chapter focuses on a different project and is written by between one and three researchers involved in the project. The book is published in Cameroon ensuring greater accessibility of its contents on the continent. Its global distribution allows people across the world to learn about the research of African social scientists and theologians. The model of collaboration and sharing of research findings is exemplary. So too is the interdisciplinary ambition which widens the methods used and the subject areas that are addressed. Psychology, sociology, development and environmental and geographical science sit alongside theology and religious studies. The seven projects in this first volume cover Christian responses to http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Studies in World Christianity Edinburgh University Press

Francis B. Nyamnjoh and Joel A. Carpenter (eds), Christianity and Social Change in Contemporary Africa

Studies in World Christianity , Volume 28 (3): 2 – Nov 1, 2022

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428 STUDIES IN WORLD CHRISTIANIT Y DOI: 10.3366/swc.2022.0411 Francis B. Nyamnjoh and Joel A. Carpenter (eds). 2020. Christianity and Social Change in Contemporary Africa, vol. 1. Mankon, Cameroon: Langaa, pp. 235, Pb £25.00. ISBN-13: 9789956551996. This collection of essays is the product of some of the twenty-three separate research projects across Africa supported by the Nagel Institute for the Study of World Christianity, Calvin College, with funding from the John Templeton Foundation. It is heartening to see this level of financial support for projects conceived and executed on the African continent. Each chapter focuses on a different project and is written by between one and three researchers involved in the project. The book is published in Cameroon ensuring greater accessibility of its contents on the continent. Its global distribution allows people across the world to learn about the research of African social scientists and theologians. The model of collaboration and sharing of research findings is exemplary. So too is the interdisciplinary ambition which widens the methods used and the subject areas that are addressed. Psychology, sociology, development and environmental and geographical science sit alongside theology and religious studies. The seven projects in this first volume cover Christian responses to

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Studies in World ChristianityEdinburgh University Press

Published: Nov 1, 2022

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