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Christianity and Genocide in Rwanda

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  • Page extent: 372 pages
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 (ISBN-13: 9780521191395)

Christianity and Genocide in Rwanda
Cambridge University Press
9780521191395 - Christianity and Genocide in Rwanda - By Timothy Longman
Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments
xi
Introduction
1
1         “People Came to Mass Each Day to Pray, Then They Went Out to Kill”: Christian Churches, Civil Society, and Genocide
3
Part I    “River of Blood”: Rwanda’s National Churches and the 1994 Genocide
31
2         “Render Unto Caesar and Musinga …”: Christianity and the Colonial State
33
3         The Churches and the Politics of Ethnicity
58
4         “Working Hand in Hand”: Christian Churches and the Postcolonial State (1962–1990)
82
5         “Giants with Feet of Clay”: Christian Churches and Democratization (1990–1992)
117
6         “It Is the End of the World”: Christian Churches and Genocide (1993–1994)
161
Part II   “God Has Hidden His Face”: Local Churches and the Exercise of Power in Rwanda
199
7         Kirinda: Local Churches and the Construction of Hegemony
203
8         Biguhu: Local Churches, Empowerment of the Poor, and Challenges to Hegemony
240
9         “Commanded by the Devil”: Christian Involvement in the Genocide in Kirinda and Biguhu
268
Conclusion
301
10        Churches and Accounting for Genocide
303
Bibliography
325
Index
341



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