Christian Missionaries and the State in the Third World

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Holger Bernt Hansen, Michael Twaddle
James Currey, 2002 - Church and state - 307 pages
The education of many Third World leaders by Christian missionaries is a decisive factor in world politics today. Christian missionaries from a diversity of backgrounds - Africans as well as Americans and Europeans - contributed to the construction, destruction and reconstruction of state structures in Africa and the Caribbean, through educational activity, and attempts at healing and trade, as well as by preaching, prayer and other sacramental endeavours. North America: Ohio U Press; Uganda: Fountain Publishers

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Hansen is Director of the African Studies Centre at Copenhagen University.

Twaddle teaches Politics & History at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London.

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