TABLE OF CONTENTS
CHAPTER ONE ANCIENT
CHAPTER TWO EGYPT,
CHAPTER THREE THE
HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY IN EGYPT ..
CHAPTER FOUR CUSH,
ETHIOPIA AND THE SOLOMON CONNECTION
CHAPTER FIVE KING
NEGUS NEGASTE EZANA OF AXUM THE FIRST --
---............................................................ETHIOPIAN CHRISTIAN KING
CHAPTER SIX THE CHRISTIANIZATION OF NUBIA
CHAPTER SEVEN ENCROACHING
ISLAM CHAPTER EIGHT BATTLE
CHAPTER NINE COPTIC
CHRISTIANS OF SUDAN
CHAPTER TEN CATHOLIC
MISSIONS TO SUDAN
CHAPTER ELEVEN ANGLICAN
CHURCH MISSIONARY SOCIETY (C.M.S.)
CHAPTER TWELVE SUDAN
INTERIOR MISSION AND SUDAN
CHAPTER THIRTEEN CHRISTIANITY
CHAPTER FOURTEEN SOUTH SUDAN
CHAPTER FIFTEEN ROMAN
CHAPTER SEVENTEEN THE REVIVAL IN THE SOUTH SUDAN
AND THE SUDAN PENTECOSTAL
story is taken right out of my life in everyday living as a teacher
travelling from country to country.
Even though I did not realize it as it went, there seems to be a
sequence and a plan which I certainly did not make, but was evolved.
was born in a christian family and embedded in me
was its doctrine and social morality.
Like every other rational being, I rebelled against the
institutional church and the doctrines only to relearn them and be a defender
of faith, as a process of growth. It was the beginning of the air travels
as opposed to sea travel which openned up avenues
of jobs in countries far from home. It took me to places like Ethiopia,
Ghana, Jamaica, Sudan, Yemen and South Sudan - places where Christian
missions treaded to enter. But it
was these places that joyfully received me.
I found myself defending the faith of my fathers. To which was added
my wife, who happened to be the great grand daughter
of one of famous reformer of Mar Thoma
Church. Invariably she started a
Bible Study at home gathering all those who are interested in every place
we happened to be. In the process we
studied with the London Bible College to equip ourselves.
book is an attempt to trace the history of Christianity of those countries
where I was called into and my place in the history of Christianity in
those countries. I acknowledge the love, care and hospitality of my hosts
in every country.