Christianity, Islam and the Negro Race

Christianity, Islam and the Negro Race

4.1 (29 ratings by Goodreads)

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Expected delivery to the United States in 8-11 business days.


Not ordering to the United States? Click here.

Description

2016 Reprint of 1887 Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. As a writer, Blyden is regarded widely as the "Father of Pan-Africanism". His major work, "Christianity, Islam and the Negro Race" (1887), promoted the idea that practicing Islam was more unifying and fulfilling for Africans than Christianity. He argues that Christianity was introduced chiefly by European colonizers. He believed it had a demoralizing effect, although he continued to be a Christian. He thought Islam was more authentically African, as it had been brought to sub-Saharan areas by people from North Africa. His book was controversial in Great Britain, both for its subject and because many people at first did not believe that a black African had written it.
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 422 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 24mm | 644g
  • English
  • 1614279330
  • 9781614279334
  • 1,576,670

Rating details

29 ratings
4.1 out of 5 stars
5 48% (14)
4 17% (5)
3 31% (9)
2 3% (1)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X