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Communication and Conversion in Northern Cameroon

The Dii People and Norwegian Missionaries, 1934-1960

Communication and Conversion in Northern Cameroon
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Was modern Christian mission to Africa primarily a colonial project and a civilizing mission or was it a spiritual revival spreading to new areas? This book tells the tale of the Dii people in northern Cameroon and describes their encounter with Norwegian missionaries. Through archival studies and through fieldwork among the Dii, an intriguing scenario is presented. Whereas the missionaries describe their mission as one of spiritual liberation, and the Dii highligt the social liberation they received through literacy and political independence, the author shows how both spiritual and social changes were results of captivation, miscommunication and constant negotiations between the two parties.
BRILL; January 2009
264 pages; ISBN 9789047430988
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9047430980
9789004177543
9789047430988