culture policy of the Basel Mission in the Cameroons, 1886-1905.

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Printed by Berlingska Boktryckeriet] , [Lund, Sweden
Evangelische Missionsgesellschaft in Basel., Missions -- Cameroon., Missions, Swedish., Missions, German., Christianity and cul
SeriesStudia ethnographica Upsaliensia -- XXXI., Studia ethnographica upsaliensia -- 31.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 142 p.
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Open LibraryOL16589445M

The Culture Policy of the Basel Mission in the Cameroonsby Erik Hallden, Lund, Studia Ethnographica Upsaliensa XXXI,pp. xvi,illus. German Missions in Tanganyika Lutherans and Moravians in the Southern Highlands, by Marcia Wright, Oxford, Clarendon Press,pp. xiv,maps. £ Genre/Form: Academic theses: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Halldèn, Erik.

Culture policy of the Basel mission in the Cameroons Add tags for "The culture policy of the Basel mission in the Cameroons ". Be the first. Hallden, E. () The Culture Policy of the Basel Mission in the Cameroons, Lund: Berlingska Boktryckeriet.

Hopkins, R.F. () “ Christianity and Socio-Political Change in Sub-Saharan Africa.”Cited by: The Basel Mission sent missionaries to Cameroon who labored hard to evangelize the local population from to (Lekunze ;Keller ; Lang In the early s when John Gatu's call.

All digital images made available on this website are the property of the Basel Mission and are managed by mission Very few images presented on this web site are still in family property and have been loaned to the archives for inclusion into this website (their reference nos.

always are QL). Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection. The Cambridge History of Africa The culture policy of the Basel mission in the Cameroons, – Uppsala, Hansen, Culture policy of the Basel Mission in the Cameroons.

Mission, church and state in a ‘ The archival collections in the mission house in Basel, with special. south west region cameroon. motto: to serve policy: quality & excellence vision: to continue crafting in faith the evangelistic aim: first class services combined with value for money and mission of their forerunners.

email: [email protected] phone/fax: 33 33 23 88 or 77 40 56 it was founded around by the then basel mission. Abstract. The Second World War threatened to be a major disaster for the British in Southern Cameroon.

1 The territory, officially a British Mandate of the League of Nations, presented some embarrassing features by Although an ex-German colony, German influence and not British transcended many facets of Cameroon colonial life.

2 Much of the commercial economy, particularly the cocoa. A.C., Tamanji, "Three Instances of Western Colonial Governments a nd Christian Missions in Cameroon Education: ", PhD Thesis, Loyola University, Chicago,p Cameroon - Cameroon - Agriculture, forestry, 1886-1905.

book fishing: Although the growth of the petroleum industry since has resulted in a gradual decline in the importance of agriculture, forestry, and fishing to the gross domestic product (GDP), the sector continues to play a notable role in the economy.

Whereas some nine-tenths of the working population was engaged in the sector in the s. Encounter, Transformation, and Identity: Peoples of the Western Cameroon Borderlands, (Cameroon Studies (8)) by Ian Fowler and Verkijika G.

Fanso | Jul 1, out of 5 stars 3. Basel Mission Archive. Photogaraph Collection O images from the Basel Mission Archive with 6, images from Cameroon and 5, images from Ghana "dating from (in the case of Ghana) or (in the case of Cameroon) to ca. " Includes the "Basel Mission's "sample book" of engravings used in its publications in the 19th century.".

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Cameroon - Cameroon - Government and society: Cameroon’s constitution has undergone various developments since the country achieved independence. The constitution of linked the states of West Cameroon and East Cameroon together into a federation. The constitution ofsubsequently revised, replaced the federation with a centralized government.

Dah, Jonas N. Missionary Motivations and Methods: A Critical Examination of the Basel Mission in Cameroon, Basel: University of Basel, Dah, Jonas N.

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One Hundred Years: Roman Catholic Church in Cameroon, Buea: Jonas N. Dah, Dah, Jonas N. and Joe Set Aji-Mvo. Christianity and Tradition in Bafut/Tubah The Spiritual Need in Cameroon.

Located on Africa’s west coast, Cameroon has great diversity of terrain, climate, culture, people groups, and languages. More than people groups and different linguistic groups are represented in the country, with French and English being the.

the late s declared their independence from the Basel Mission and became independent Baptist churches. These churches had originally been started by the British Baptist Mission but had come under the Swiss-German Basel Mission when the British Baptist missionaries left after Cameroon became a German colony in Much has been written about the ongoing conflict over the status of the Southern Cameroons.

The genesis of the conflict and the issues at stake have been well covered elsewhere. What has not been clearly articulated is the role religion is playing in the conflict and the effect the conflict is having on the religious imagination in the region.

Cameroons on 1, October through a plebiscite held earlier on 11, February in which they voted for reunification with the former French Cameroons.

The two spheres established a federal system of government which lasted t May when a unitary system of government was voted in a referendum. LANGUAGE POLICY OF THE EUROPEAN MISSIONARIES. The earthly journey for the ebullient Barrister at Law came to a stop Thursday, June 26 at the Polyclinic Muna in Bonanjo, Douala.

Family sources told this reporter His Majesty, Chief, Dr. Henry. The Basel mission was the result. The first president of the society was the Reverend Nikolaus von Brunn. The mission was founded as the German Missionary Society in The mission later changed its name to the Basel Evangelical Missionary Society, and finally the Basel Mission.

The society built a school to train Dutch and British. Contemporary Bali Nyonga is a rapidly growing town of o in habitants, sixteen kilometres southwest of Bamenda, the capital of the North West region, Cameroon.

If Cameroon has been aptly referred to in many circles as Africa in miniature, then Bali Nyonga, since its founding in the mid 19th century is emblematic of this so-called 'multicultural' s: 1. Basel Mission Education in Cameroon: Mathew Gwanfogbe.

$ This book argues that since the emergence of the Cameroon National Union(CNU) and the one-party state inCameroonians have progressively degenerated into the syndrome of collective amnesia inspired by a culture of sycophancy, glorifying and deifying political.

During the German administration British missions were supplanted by the German Basel Mission. Roman Catholic missions and United States Protestant missions were established later.

“An African Kulturkampf: Religious Conflict and Language Policy in German Cameroon, ,” Sociolinguistica 25 (December ): pp. Orosz, Kenneth J. “Anti-Clericalism, French Language Policy and the Conflicted Colonial Mind in Cameroon ,” in Mental Maps of Empire and Colonial Encounters, vol.

1 of The French. The Basel Mission is a Pietist evangelical organization that was active in many areas of the colonial world in the nineteenth century, including the Gold Coast of West Africa, now known as Ghana. The Mission's impact was strong in spite of policies that discouraged creativity and undermined interpersonal trust among the missionaries.

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The Basel Mission Book depot or Presbook Plc., was created through a felt need of spreading the gospel through print and the distribution and sale of Christian Literature to the Christians.

It was also established to encourage a reading culture not only among the Christians of the Basel Mission and later on the Presbyterians, but as a tool of.

Christian missions established a presence in the late 19th century and continue to play a role in Cameroonian life.

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From German Colony to League of Nation Mandates Beginning inall of present-day Cameroon and parts of several of its neighbors became the German colony of Kamerun, with a capital first at Buea and later at Yaounde.

Exploring Cameroonian Culture. Cameroon is a group-oriented society in which family and friendship ties are strong and obligations run deeply.

While not much larger than the U.S. state of California, Cameroon is home to over two hundred local languages.The Southwest Region or South-West Region (French: Région du Sud-Ouest) is a region in capital is Buea. As ofits population was 1,Along with the Northwest Region, it is one of the two anglophone (English-speaking) regions of Cameroon.

Various Ambazonian nationalist and separatist factions regard the Sud-Ouest region as being distinct as a polity from Cameroon.Challenges for Prayer.

The growing missions vision and networking are bearing fruit: a) Greater evangelical cooperation to reach the unconverted.

Specific initiatives: i Christian Missionary Fellowship International (CMFI) is a Cameroonian mission with remarkable ministries in prayer, missions and publishing, all having a global impact. ii Cameroon for Christ, launched ininvolves many.