By Founder/Director J Gordon Melton
Explores the Protestantism stream that all started in Europe within the sixteenth century, demonstrated itself towards the Roman Catholic Church, unfold world wide, and lives on in hundreds of thousands of person denominations and parachurch companies. This booklet covers its background, suggestions, humans, occasions, and significant agencies around the world.
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Further reading: J. du Plessis, A History of Christian Missions in South Africa (Cape Town: C. Struik, 1911, 1965); ———, The Life of Andrew Murray of South Africa (London: Marshall Brothers, 1919). Africa Inland Church The Africa Inland Church is a conservative Evangelical church whose membership extends across Central Africa. It dates to the 1890s and the creation of an independent missionary agency by Peter Cameron Scott (1867–96), an American then residing in Kenya. He aimed to found a set of missionary stations extending from Mombasa, Kenya, to Lake Chad, as a barrier to the spread of Islam.
Eerdmans, 1998); David Barrett, The Encyclopedia of World Christianity, 2nd ed. : Paternoster, 2001); J. : Baker Book House, 1971); J. : ABC-CLIO, 2002); A. : Baker Book House, 2000). Africa Evangelical Fellowship The Africa Evangelical Fellowship (AEF), one of the early independent faith missions, was founded in 1889 in Cape Town, South Africa. AEF traces it history, however, to 1879, when a wealthy South African–born widow in England returned to Cape Town, set on opening a home for the soldiers.
In the 1980s, the PIC became involved in battles in the United States between the Episcopal Church establishment and conservative traditionalists. Several PIC bishops consecrated bishops for the breakaway factions. This led to a split in the PIC in the 1990s, with almost half the membership leaving to form the Philippine Independent Catholic Church. Both churches now claim the Aglipay heritage. With more than 2 million members each, they remain the largest church bodies in the Philippines apart from the Catholic Church.
Encyclopedia Of Protestantism (Encyclopedia of World Religions) by Founder/Director J Gordon Melton