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Few humans have any wide wisdom of the existence and witness of the Protestant church buildings within the former Portuguese colonies of southern Africa. but those groups of religion performed an important function within the liberation struggles that resulted in the independence of either Mozambique and Angola and hence to the independence of Zimbabwe and the finishing of apartheid in South Africa. In Mozambique, Eduardo Mondlane emerged from the Swiss challenge to turn into the 1st president of the Mozambique Liberation entrance (FRELIMO). This ebook examines Mondlane's position in tough the church buildings either in Mozambique and globally to aid the fight for independence via a renewed realizing of the missio Dei, God's freeing project on the planet. Mondlane maintained a powerful reference to the area Council of church buildings and was once a key participant in bringing approximately its Programme to strive against Racism after the 1968 meeting in Uppsala earlier than his assassination in 1969. This connection was once to have vital implications for the WCC's complicated courting with Mozambique and its Protestant church buildings following independence.

"This booklet bargains a brand new standpoint on Mondlane's existence, it renews our knowing of faith and politics in Mozambique, and it demonstrates brilliantly how the area missionary stream developed, together with the realm Council of church buildings, on the interface among structural constraints and the motion of individuals."
--Eric Morier-Genoud, lecturer, African heritage, Queen's college of Belfast, UK

"Eduardo Mondlane was once a tremendous in the circulation to disencumber Portugal's African colonies. counting on a wide diversity of basic resources and his personal own event, either in Mozambique and within the church, Robert Faris unearths the tensions in Mondlane's lifestyles, among the fight for private freedom and the armed fight for liberation, among theology and liberation."
--Frank J. Luce, affiliate fellow, Harriet Tubman Institute, York college, Canada

"Portuguese-speaking international locations and Christian missions in Africa are themes on which many content material themselves with gross generalizations. along with his shiny but soundly researched portrait of Eduardo Mondlane, the--assassinated--leading determine in Mozambique's fight for independence, Bob Faris supplies us a desirable and deeply enriching perception into the complicated interactions among the area people, Western missionaries, and the representatives of the colonial system."
--Benedict Schubert, lecturer, missiology, Basel college, Switzerland

Robert Faris taught on the ecumenical Seminário Unido de Ricatla in Mozambique in the course of a interval of vital transition, from 1989 to 1994. His event there led him into an exam of the principally untold tale of the function of the Protestant church buildings within the country's fight for liberation. he's presently affiliate Minister at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Toronto, Canada.

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