East Africa Revival: Sources

A long, long time ago I first came across reports of the East Africa Revival. At the time, I was clueless, been trapped in my ethnocentric slumbers. But some great folks have interacted with me and I’ve done a bit of research. Below is a list of sources on the East Africa Revival. I don’t think its exhaustive, but it would give anyone a good scholarly start.

Also, soon, I’ll be posting a couple of times on my very preliminary summary/evaluation of the revival.

Byabazaire, Deogratias M. The Contribution of the Christian Churches to the Development of Western Uganda 1894–1974. European University Papers, Series XXII. Vol. 112. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 1979.

Church, J. E. Every Man a Bible Student. London: CSSM, 1938.

________. Quest for the Highest: An Autobiographical Account of the East African Revival. Exeter: Paternoster, 1981.

Coomes, Anne. Festo Kivengere: A Biography. Eastborne: Monarch, 1990.

Gehman, Richard. “The East African Revival.” East Africa Journal of Evangelical Theology 5, no. 1 (1986): 36–56.

Grubb, Norman. Continuous Revival. Fort Washington: Christian Literature Crusade, n.d.

Harford-Battersby, Charles F. Pilkington of Uganda. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1899.

Hession, Roy and Revel. The Calvary Road. Fort Washington: Christian Literature Crusade, 1977.

Hewitt, Gordon. The Problems of Success: A History of the Church Missionary Society 1910–1942. Vol. 1. London: SCM Press, 1971.

Hooper, Emmanuel. “The Theology of Trans-Atlantic Evangelicalism and Its Impact on The East African Revival.” Evangelical Review of Theology 31, no. 1 (2007): 71–89.

Isichei, Elizabeth. A History of Christianity in Africa: From Antiquity to the Present. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1995.

Jenkins, Philip. The New Faces of Christianity: Believing the Bible in the Global South. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006.

________. The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Latourette, Kenneth Scott. Advance through Storm: AD 1914 and After, with Concluding Generalizations. A History of the Expansion of Christianity. Vol. 7. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1945.

MacMaster, Richard K., and Donald R. Jacobs. A Gentle Wind of God: The Influence of the East Africa Revival. Scottdale, PA: Herald, 2006.

Naselli, Andrew David. “Keswick Theology: A Historical and Theological Survey and Analysis of the Doctrine of Sanctification in the Early Keswick Movement, 1875–1920.” PhD Dissertation, Bob Jones University, 2006.

Ndyabahika, James. “The Revival Movement in Uganda.” Africa Journal of Evangelical Theology 12, no. 1 (1993): 18–40.

Nsibambi, Apolo. Uganda: The Origins of the ‘Bulokole’ Movement. September 3, 2007. http://allafrica.com/stories/printable/200709040132.html (accessed August 5, 2009).

Orr, J. Edwin. Evangelical Awakenings in Africa. Minneapolis: Bethany Fellowship, 1975.

Osborn, H. H. Pioneers in the East African Revival. Winchester: Apologia, 2000.

Senyonyi, John M. M. “Bishop Festo Kivengere’s Philosophy of Evangelism.” MA Thesis, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 1992.

Smith, A. C. Stanley. Road to Revival: The Story of the Ruanda Mission. London: Church Missionary Society, 1946.

Sseppuuya, David. Anglican church splits over homosexuals. June 29, 2008. http://www.newvision.co.ug/PA/8/12/636241 (accessed August 9, 2009).

Stanley, Brian. Missions, Nationalism, and the End of Empire. Studies in the History of Christian Missions Series. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2003.

Sundkler, Bengt, and Christopher Steed. A History of the Church in Africa. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000.

Warren, Max. Revival: An Enquiry. London: SCM Press, 1954.

HT: Steve @ Khanya; Don Jacobs

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