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Church Discipline Chronicled. A New Source for Basel Mission Historiography

Beutter, Anne. (2015) Church Discipline Chronicled. A New Source for Basel Mission Historiography. History in Africa, 42. pp. 109-138.

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Abstract

"This article uses a hitherto overlooked category of historical source, an outstation chronicle covering the period 1911‒1920. It shows how juridical practice within the Protestant mission church of Nkoranza (then in the Ashanti region of what is now central Ghana) created and sharpened a Christian group identity in a predominantly non-Christian context. It is argued that the interdependence of the in-group and out-group at the local level helped to shape the church’s juridical forms."
Faculties and Departments:01 Faculty of Theology > Fachbereich Religionswissenschaft > Doppelprofessur Religionswissenschaft (Mohn)
04 Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > Departement Gesellschaftswissenschaften > Fachbereich Religionswissenschaft > Doppelprofessur Religionswissenschaft (Mohn)
UniBasel Contributors:Beutter, Anne
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Research Article
Publisher:African Studies Association
ISSN:0361-5413
e-ISSN:1558-2744
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
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Last Modified:13 Mar 2017 10:30
Deposited On:13 Mar 2017 10:30

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