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DACB Bibliography / Bibliographie DIBICA

Leading reference works on the history of the church in Africa, some of which have supplied stories to the DACB database.

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References
Short Reference Author/Editor Title Publication Info Date
Alberione 1994
James Alberione Nairobi, Kenya: Paulines Publications Africa. 1994.
Anagbogu Anagbogu, Ifeanyi St. Paul's (C.M.S.) College, Awka and Christianization of Igboland (Ph.D thesis) Department of History, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. N.d.
Aren Aren, Gustav The Envoys of the Gospel in Ethiopia: In the Steps of the Evangelical Pioneers. Stockholm, Sweden: Verbum Publishers. 1999
Asaju Asaju, Dapo F. Olabayo - Life and Ministry of an African Prophet Ilorin, Nigeria: Mobolaju Publishing Co. 1996
Bakke Bakke, Johnny. Christian Ministry: Patterns and Functions Within the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Jesus. New Jersey, U.S.A.: Humanities Press. 1987
Balisky Balisky, E. Paul "Wolaitta Evangelists: A Study of Religious Innovation in Southern Ethiopia, 1937-1975" University of Aberdeen, Ph.D. thesis. 1997
Baur Baur, John. 2000 Years of Christianity in Africa: An African History 62-1992. Nairobi, Kenya: Paulines Publications. 1994
BDCM Anderson, Gerald, ed. Biographical Dictionary of Christian Missions. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company. 1998.
Bediako Bediako, Kwame. Christianity in Africa: The Renewal of a Non-Western Religion. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books. 1995.
Beyer Beyer, Engelbert New Christian Movements in West Africa Ibadan, Nigeria: Sefer Books Ltd. 1998
Boisvert Boisvert, FIC, Raymond and Conlon, AA, James Bakanja Nairobi, Kenya: Paulines Publications Africa. 1996.
Bragotti Bragotti, MCCJ, Joseph Zeinab Nairobi, Kenya: Paulines Publications Africa. 1996.
Bragotti 1980 Bragotti, MCCJ, Joseph and Tiboni, MCCJ, P. Father James Alberione - A Man Who Reached for the Future Nairobi, Kenya: Paulines Publications Africa. 1980.
Brockman Brockman, Norbert. An African Biographical Dictionary. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, Inc. 1994
Buys Buys, Gerhard and Nambala, Shekutaamba History of the Church in Namibia, an Introduction - 1805-1990 Windhoek, Namibia: Gamsberg Macmillan 2003
Checole Checole, Alemu A Global Mennonite History, Volume One: Africa Kitchener, Ontario, Canada: Pandora Press 2003
CMS Church Missionary Society Church Missionary Society, Register of Register of Missionaries (Clerical, Lay and Female) and Native Clergy from 1804 to 1904.

Cogswell Cogswell, James A. No Turning Back: A History of American Presbyterian Involvement in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1833-2000 Philadelphia: Xlibris Corporation 2007
Coker Coker, Folarin Nigeria Profiles: The Rt. Reverend Seth Irunsewe Kale. Lagos: CSS Press 1973
Comboni Miss Comboni Missionaries (ed.) Daniel Comboni Nairobi, Kenya: Paulines Publications Africa. 1996.
Contran Contran, P. Neno Ils vous ont guettees Kinshasa: Afriquespoir 2004
Contran-Kalonji Contran, P. Neno et Louis Kalonji Que leur vie soit racontee Kinshasa: Afriquespoir 2007
Coomes Coomes, Anne and Lungu, Stephen Out of the Black Shadows Mill Hill, London: Monarch Books. 2001.
Coptic 1 Atiya, Aziz S., ed. The Coptic Encyclopedia. Vol. 1. New York, NY: MacMillan 1991
Cotterell Cotterell, Peter. Born at Midnight. Chicago, U.S.A.: Moody Press. 1973
Crafford Crafford, Prof. D. Trail-blazers of the Gospel: Black Pioneers in the Missionary History of Southern Africa. Bloemfontein, South Africa: Pro Christo Publications. 1991.
Cullen 1988 Cullen O.S.A., Malachy St. Augustine Nairobi, Kenya: St. Paul Publications - Africa. 1988.
Cullen 1997 Cullen, OSA, Fr. Malachy The Martyrs of Mombasa Nairobi, Kenya: Paulines Publications Africa. 1997.
Dagnino Dagnino, Sr. Maria Luisa Bakhita - From Slavery to Sanctity Nairobi, Kenya: Paulines Publications Africa. 1993.
DAHB Lipschutz, Mark R. and Rasmussen, R. Kent. Dictionary of African Historical Biography. 2nd ed., expanded and updated. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. 1989.
Dayhoff 1999, vol. 1 Dayhoff, Paul S. Living Stones in Africa: Pioneers of the Church of the Nazarene. Rev. ed. Florida, Gauteng, South Africa: Africa Nazarene Publications 1999.
Dayhoff 2002, vol. 2 Dayhoff, Paul S. Africa Nazarene Mosaic: Inspiring Accounts of Living Faith. 1st ed. Florida, Gauteng, South Africa: Africa Nazarene Publications 2002
Dayhoff 2004 Dayhoff, Paul S. Standing Stones of Africa: Pillars of the Faith in the Church of the Nazarene N.p. 2004
DCB-20th Douglas, J. D., editor Twentieth-Century Dictionary of Christian Biography Carlisle, Cumbria, England : Paternoster Press ; Grand Rapids, Mich. : Baker Books c1995
DEB 1975 Michael, Belaynesh, S. Chojnacki & R. Pankhurst, eds. The Dictionary of Ethiopian Biography. Volume 1: From Early Times to the End of the Zagwe Dynasty c. 1270 A. D. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Institute of Ethiopian Studies. 1975.
Dellagiacoma Dellagiacoma, V. Sudanese Catholic Clergy Khartoum, Sudan: N.P. (Provincial Comboni House) 1997
Doortmont Doortmont, Michel R. The Pen-Pictures of Modern Africans and African Celebrities by Charles Francis Hutchison Leiden, Netherlands: Brill 2005
Douglas 1991 Douglas, James Dixon New 20th Century Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Book House. c.1991
Douglas 1995 Douglas, James Dixon 20th Century Dictionary of Christian Biography Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Book House. c.1995
Dove Dove, Fr. John John Bradburne of Mutemwa. Three Wishes Fulfilled. Gweru, Zimbabwe: Mambo Press 1985
Dube Dube, Doris Silent Laborers Bulawayo, Zimbabwe: Matopo Book Centre. 1992.
EADAB 1 Ofosu-Appiah, L. H. The Encyclopaedia Africana Dictionary of African Biography, Vol. 1: Ethiopia-Ghana New York: Reference Publications 1977
EADAB 2 Ofosu-Appiah, L. H. The Encyclopaedia Africana Dictionary of African Biography, Vol. 2: Sierra Leone-Zaire Algonac, Michigan: Reference Publications 1979
EADAB 3 Reference Publications The Encyclopaedia Africana Dictionary of African Biography, Vol. 3: South Africa-Botswana-Lesotho-Swaziland Algonac, Michigan: Reference Publications 1995
Edgar-Sapire Edgar, Robert R. and Hilary Sapire African Apocalypse: The Story of Nonthetha Nkwenkwe, A 20th Century South African Prophet Monographs in International Studies. Africa Series 72. Athens, Ohio and Johannesburg: Ohio University Center for International Studies and Witwatersrand University Press 1999
Eide Eide, Oyvind M. Revolution and Religion in Ethiopia 1974-85 Oxford, UK: James Currey Ltd. 2000
F. J. Verstraelen Verstraelen, Frans J. History of Christianity in Africa in the Context of African History Gweru, Zimbabwe: Mambo Press 2002
Fargher Fargher, Brian L. Ethiopian Revivalist: Authbiography of Evangelist Mehari Choramo. Edmonton, Canada: Enterprise Publications. 1997.
Fargher 2002 Fargher, Brian Bi-vocational Missionary-Evangelist: The Story of an Itinerant Preacher in Northern Sidama by Sorsa Sumamo Edmonton, AB, Canada: Enterprise Publications. 2002.
Faupel Faupel, J. F. African Holocaust - The Story of the Uganda Martyrs St. Paul Publications - Africa 1962
Fish Fish, Burnette C. and Gerald W. The Place of Songs: A History of the World Gospel Mission and the Africa Gospel Church in Kenya Nakuru, Kenya: World Gospel Mission; Kericho, Kenya: Africa Gospel Chruch 1989
Fuller Fuller, Lois. Faith of Our Fathers: Life Stories of Some UMCA Elders. Ilorin, Nigeria: Indemac Publishers, Ltd. 1999.
Gaiya Gaiya, Musa A. B. A Portrait of a Saint: The Life and Times of Pa Yohanna Gowon (d.1973) Jos, Nigeria: Fab Education Books. 1998.
Gerloff Gerloff, Roswith, editor. Mission is Crossing Frontiers: Essays in Honour of Bongani A. Mazibuko Piertermaritzburg, South Africa: Cluster Publications. 2003.
Graaff Graaff, Brandon Modumedi Moleli. Teacher, Evangelist and Martyr to Charity: Mashonaland 1892-96 Gweru, Zimbabwe: Mambo Press 1988
Gunner Gunner, Elizabeth The Man of Heaven and the Beautiful Ones of God / Umuntu Wasezulwini Nabantu Abahle Bakankulunkulu Leiden: Brill. 2002
Hastings Hastings, Adrian The Church in Africa 1450-1950 Oxford: Clarendon Press. 1994.
Hege Hege, Nathan B. Beyond Our Prayers: Anabaptist Church Growth in Ethiopia, 1948-1998. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press. 1998.
Henderson Henderson, Lawrence W. Development and the Church in Angola: Jesse Chipenda the Trailblazer Nairobi, Kenya: Acton Publishers. 2000
IBMR See articles. International Bulletin of Missionary Research New Haven, Connecticut: Overseas Ministries Study Center 1980 -
Ilboudo Ilboudo, S.J., Jean de la Théotokos Raconte-moi la Mission de Koupéla Ouagadougou: Mémoires d'une Eglise Africaine. 2000.
Isichei Isichei, Elizabeth. A History of Christianity in Africa: From Antiquity to the Present. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company. 1995.
Isizoh Isizoh, Denis Chidi The Dawn from on High. A Brief History of the Catholic Church in Ogbunike. Rome, Italy: Tipografica Leberit. 1995.
Kalu Kalu, Ogbu, ed. African Christianity: An African Story Pretoria: University of Pretoria, Department of Church History 2005
Lere Lere, Pauline Rev. Dr. David Obadiah Vrengkat Lot - His Life and Church Development on the Jos Plateau Jos, Nigeria: Jos University Press Ltd. 1996
Marion Marion, Francis New African Saints - The Twenty-Two Martyrs of Uganda St. Paul Publications - Africa 1985 (1964)
Maxwell Maxwell, David African Gifts of the Spirit: Pentecostalism and the Rise of a Zimbabwean Transnational Religious Movement Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press 2006
McLellan McLellan, Dick Warriors of Ethiopia. Heroes of the Gospel in the Omo River Valley Kingsway, Kingsgrove, Australia: Kingsgrove Press Pty Ltd. 2006
Millard Millard, J. A. Malihambe: Let the Word Spread. Pretoria, South Africa: Unisa Press.. 1999.
Mkandawire Mkandawire, Orison Ian Chiswakhata Mkandawire of Livingstonia Blantyre, Malawi: Christian Literature Association 2002
Mwendwa Mwendwa, John The Gospel on a Camel's Back - The Story of Andrew Adano Tuye Nairobi, Kenya: The National Council of Churches of Kenya. 1998
Namata Namata, Joseph A. Edmund John, Man of God: A Healing Ministry Kambah, Australia: Acorn Press 1986
Ndungu Ndungu, Emily Heroines of the Faith Nairobi, Kenya: Paulines Publications Africa. 1997.
Nicoliello Nicoliello, Dominic A. Our Ancestors in the Faith Nairobi, Kenya: Paulines Publications Africa. 1995.
Norris Ferguson, E., M. McHugh and F. Norris. Encyclopedia of Early Christianity, 2nd ed. New York: Garland Pub. 1998.
O'Connell Arinze, Francis; O'Connell, Gerard (interviewer) God's Invisible Hand. Nairobi, Kenya: Paulines Publications Africa. 2003.
Ofosu-Appiah 1977 Ofosu-Appiah, L. H., ed. The Encyclopaedia Africana Dictionary of African Biography. Volume 1: Ethiopia-Ghana. New York: Reference Publications, Inc. 1977
Ofosu-Appiah 1979 Ofosu-Appiah, L. H., ed. The Encyclopaedia Africana Dictionary of African Biography. Volume 2: Sierra Leone-Zaire. Algonac, Michigan: Reference Publications, Inc. 1979.
Ofosu-Appiah 1995 Ofosu-Appiah, L. H., ed. The Encyclopaedia Africana Dictionary of African Biography. Volume 3: South Africa-Botswana-Lesotho-Swaziland. Algonac Michigan: Reference Publications, Inc. 1995.
Osborn Osborn, H. H. Pioneers in the East African Revival. Winchester, U.K.: Apologia Publications. 2000
Oshitelu Oshitelu, G. A. The African Fathers of the Early Church Ibadan, Nigeria: Sefer Books Ltd. 2002.
Otene Otene, S.J., Matungulu The Spiritual Journey of Anuarite Nairobi, Kenya: Paulines Publications Africa. 1998.
Pirouet 1978 Pirouet, Louise Black Evangelists: The Spread of Christianity in Uganda 1891-1914 London: Rex Collings 1978
Quinn Quinn, Frederick African Saints - Saints, Martyrs, and Holy People from the Continent of Africa New York: The Crossroad Publishing Company. 2002.
Rubingh Rubingh, Eugene Sons of Tiv Baker 1969.
SDAE
Seventh-Day Adventist Encyclopedia. 2nd rev. ed. Hagerstown, MD: Review and Herald 1996
Sempangi Sempangi, F. Kefa A Distant Grief Glendale, California: Regal Books, G/L Publications 1979
Shaw Shaw, Mark. The Kingdom of God in Africa: A Short History of African Christianity. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Books. 1996.
Smith Smith, R. Drew Freedom's Distant Shores: American Protestants and Post-Colonial Alliances with Africa Waco: Baylor University Press 2006
Snell Snell, Margaret L. Bernard Mizeki of Zimbabwe Gweru, Zimbabwe: Mambo Press 1986.
Spindler Spindler, Marc Thomas Ekollo, Mémoires d'un pasteur camerounais. Paris: Karthala 2003
Sumamo Sumamo, Sorsa Bivocational Missionary-Evangelist - The Story of an Itinerant Preacher in Northern Sidama Edmonton, Canada: Enterprise Publications. 2002.
Sundkler Sundkler, Bengt and Christopher Steed. A History of the Church in Africa. Cambridge: University Press. 2000.
Tablino Tablino, Paul Christianity among the Nomads: The Catholic Church in Northern Kenya St. Paul Communications / Daughters of St. Paul, Nairobi, Kenya 2004
Ukken Ukken, FSP, Clare Saints for All - Lives of Saints for Every Week Nairobi, Kenya: Paulines Publications Africa. 1990.
Verstraelen Verstraelen-Gilhuis, Gerdien From Dutch Mission Church to Reformed Church in Zambia: The Scope for African Leadership and Initiative in the History of a Zambian Mission Church Wever, Franeker, Netherlands 1982
Wallis Wallis, Hazel Light Shines in the Darkness: The History of the Church in Guinea-Bissau (1940-1974) Bubaque, Guinea-Bissau: Misao Evangelica 1996.
Wotogbe Wotogbe-Weneka, W. O. The Bishopric of Sam. O. Elenwo (1981-1999) Port Harcourt, Nigeria: Link Advertising Ltd. 2000.
Zorn Zorn, Jean-Francois The Transforming Gospel. The Mission of Francois Coillard and Basuto Evangelists in Barotseland Geneva, Switzerland: WCC Publications 2004


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