Musicians & Artists

A&M The work of artists and musicians is crucial in the creation of African expressions of worship and Christian practice – in church music, architecture, art and sculpture, liturgical vestments and utensils, textiles and weaving, metalwork and jewelry, ceramics, poetry, literature, and drama.

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Engelbert Mveng

Fr. Engelbert Mveng SJ (born May 9, 1930) was a Cameroonian Jesuit priest, artist and scholar, who researched and published in theology, history and anthropology. His scholarly ideas found aesthetic expression in his numerous paintings. Arising from the heart of Africa’s traditional aesthetics, Mveng’s art pieces found their way to different parts of the world and became a real patrimony to humanity. For example, his Stations of the Cross and Resurrection adorn the chapel of Hekima College in Nairobi (Kenya), his Our Lady of Africa is found in the Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth (Israel), and …Read More

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