Monday, 10 May 2010

African Christianity

According to demographers, African Christianity is booming.

But just what is Christianity, according to the African Christians?

In this large survey of attitudes of those who self-identify as Christians and Muslims in Sub-Saharan Africa (which includes Kenya), a majority of "Christians" in most of the countries endorsed the "prosperity gospel" - i.e. that if we have enough faith God will give us health, wealth and prosperity in this life:

Remember this important fact next time someone tells you what a growing percentage of the world's Christians are now found in Africa...

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