The African Recovery Of The Arts

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

In the midst of poverty and starvation, Christian faith and native talent in Africa are inspiring a wealth of art for worship. This art is one means by which African Christians express their faith while borrowing from their indigenous cultures.

Africa is a continent crucified by famine and war, pestilence and poverty. For Christianity, however, it is a continent of resurrection. Even as older churches in Europe and the United States are emptying, faith is thriving in the sprawling lands...


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