Catholic Missionaries Within and Beyond the Politics of Exclusivity in Colonial Malawi (1901-1945)

Author: Muyebe, Stanslaus
Year:1999
Pages:220
ISBN:0-7734-7985-6
978-0-7734-7985-2
Price:199.95
A historical analysis of the efforts of the catholic missionaries known as the Montfort missionaries, in Malawi. It examines the political, psychological, inter-denominational and economic contexts, drawing on government records and accounts by early African converts to the Church.

Reviews

". . . there are many valuable aspects of missions theology reflected in this book. All interested in African Christianity will read this first African mission theology with benefit." - Journal of African Religion

". . . draws material from a vast range of books and articles by American and European theologians and some by African writers. It is the first monograph by an African theologian to address the theme of mission -- an event long overdue. . . . a bold and impressive attempt to treat a vast and difficult subject." -- International Review of Mission