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 Old World Precedents and New World Directions: Trans-Atlantic Pillar

Lamin Sanneh

in Disciples of All Nations: Pillars of World Christianity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195189605
eISBN:
9780199868582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189605.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Synopsis: This chapter continues the preceding discussion about Europe's rising star in its maritime expansion, describing repression of Indians in the transplant New Spain and Brazil. Strains soon ... More


The Kongo, Warri, Mutapa, and the Portuguese

Adrian Hastings

in The Church in Africa, 1450-1950

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263999
eISBN:
9780191600623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263996.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Covers the Christian crusades of the Portuguese in Africa in the fifteenth, sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries. The section on the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries has subsections ... More


Equiano to Ntsikana: From the 1780s to the 1820s

Adrian Hastings

in The Church in Africa, 1450-1950

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263999
eISBN:
9780191600623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263996.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Gives an account of the church and Christianity in Africa from the 1780s to the 1820s. The different sections cover Equiano, the leader of the London Africans, the slave trade, and Protestantism; ... More


Christian Life in the Age of Bishop Crowther

Adrian Hastings

in The Church in Africa, 1450-1950

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263999
eISBN:
9780191600623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263996.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Bishop Samuel Crowther was the first African bishop ordained by the Church Missionary Society in 1943. This chapter discusses Christian life during this age. Aspects covered are ‘Black Europeans’ (a ... More


From Catholic Kingdom to the Heart of Darkness: The Fate of Kongo Christianity in the Nineteenth Century

CéCile Fromont

in Art of Conversion: Christian Visual Culture in the Kingdom of Kongo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618715
eISBN:
9781469618739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618739.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter describes the Kongo in the 19th century. The architecture, devotional paraphernalia, political regalia, and rituals that central African artists had created since the late 15th century ... More


Sangamentos: Performing the Advent of Kongo Christianity

CéCile Fromont

in Art of Conversion: Christian Visual Culture in the Kingdom of Kongo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618715
eISBN:
9781469618739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618739.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the sangamentos, a performance that gave rhythm to public life in the kingdom of Kongo. The Kongo sangamento evolved in form, nature, and purpose with the beginning of ... More


The Fabric of Power, Wealth, and Devotion: Clothing and Regalia of the Christian Kongo

CéCile Fromont

in Art of Conversion: Christian Visual Culture in the Kingdom of Kongo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618715
eISBN:
9781469618739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618739.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter describes Kongo Christian fashion. The Kongo elite expressed their status as Christian nobles and participants in the Atlantic world by combining local clothing with imported textiles. ... More


Negotiating Time and Space: Architecture, Rituals, and Power in the Christian Kongo

CéCile Fromont

in Art of Conversion: Christian Visual Culture in the Kingdom of Kongo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618715
eISBN:
9781469618739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618739.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter discusses buildings, monuments, and movable objects that created a distinct Kongo Christian landscape in west central Africa from the 16th to the 18th centuries. The Christian ... More


Introduction

CéCile Fromont

in Art of Conversion: Christian Visual Culture in the Kingdom of Kongo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618715
eISBN:
9781469618739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618739.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This introductory chapter presents textual, visual, and archeological evidence for the creation, use, and meaning of Christian visual forms in the Kongo between the 16th and 19th centuries. The ... More


Of <i>Bociọ</i>, <i>Bo</i>, <i>Cakatú</i>, <i>Zonbi</i>, <i>Nkisi</i>, and <i>Pakèt Kongo</i>

Toni Pressley-Sanon

in Istwa Across the Water: Haitian History, Memory, and the Cultural Imagination

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813054407
eISBN:
9780813053141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054407.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

“Of Bociọ, Bo, Cakatú, Zonbi, Nkisi, and Pakèt Kongos” discusses how the methods and means of socio-political control in the form of several cultural artifacts: bociọ, bo, and cakatú in Dahomey and ... More


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