Lay Bible Institute

Winter Lay Bible Institute

Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sieck Hall 202
Registration: $20
Registration deadline: Jan. 26, 2018

Early African Christianity


The contribution of Africa to the life and doctrine of early Christianity often goes unnoticed among African and Western Christians. Africans are often told by Muslims and others that Christianity is the “white man’s religion.” This session of the Winter Lay Bible Institute will explore what Christianity looked like in Africa in the early centuries. We also will explore Africa’s intellectual contributions to the early Christian faith and life as it is found in the Scriptures and from the early church fathers. When you consider that there are more than half a billion Christians in Africa — and many times more Lutherans in Africa than there are in North America — African Christianity may very well be the future of the church.

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