Centennial celebration of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in Africa: 1875-1975. [Interior title: A legacy of freedom: Christian evangelism, complete liberation]

Centennial celebration of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in Africa: 1875-1975. [Interior title: A legacy of freedom: Christian evangelism, complete liberation]

African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, 1975. [72p.], wraps, front cover has circular cut-out through which is visible an outline of Africa with Bible and torch; several small stains to the illustration, interior otherwise clean, 11x8.5 inches.

Program booklet for an event marking the centennial of the AME Zion Church in Africa, with messages from clerical and government leaders in several west African countries. The location of the celebration is not readily apparent, with statements of congratulations coming from both African American and African sources. One theme of the program is that Christianity in Africa has been hindered by racism and association with colonialism, making it imperative for Black missionaries to play a larger role.

Cat.No: 210179

Price: $95.00