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Christianity – A History

kwame_kweiarmahSaw a bit of the Channel 4 series, Christianity- A History recently, particularly the one featuring Kwame Kwei-Armah (called Dark Continents).

In it he travels to Latin America as well as Africa, where he traces the impact of the journey of Christianity into East Africa via the Middle East, into Ethiopia (and not the European, slavery-tainted West African channel).

Very interesting.  He came across as more angry than he possibly intended, but some of the connections he made about Africans being more in tune with the original spirituality of New Testament  Christianity, and the modern European church (I use that is the widest sense of the word) having lost much (or all) of that over time was fascinating.

Europe, he argues, has become the Dark Continent of the title…

Very interesting stuff…

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