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Religion in Madagascar - Christianity in Madagascar, Orthodox Christianity in Madagascar, Islam in Madagascar, Roman Catholicism in Madagascar (Paperback) Loot Price: R182
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Religion in Madagascar - Christianity in Madagascar, Orthodox Christianity in Madagascar, Islam in Madagascar, Roman...
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Chapters: Christianity in Madagascar, Orthodox Christianity in Madagascar, Islam in Madagascar, Roman Catholicism in Madagascar, Church of Jesus Christ in Madagascar, Hinduism in Madagascar. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 30. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Christianity in Madagascar was spreading slowly. First, because of the people being faithful followers of the tribal religions. Even converted followers may show great influence of ancient tribal worships. Also, many settlements are isolated, so that missionaries can't visit them very often and locals return to their cults. As to many African countries, Orthodoxy was brought here by Greek traders. In 1953 in the capital Antananarivo Greek colonists built Orthodox temple. After the 1972 war coup the priest was deported together with other foreigners. The Orthodoxy for the local population was first brought here in 1994 by hieromonk Nectarios (Kellis) who arrived from Australia. After 5 years there was more than 12 thousand of Orthodox christians and those preparing to be christened. In Antananarivo, the capital, the temple of the Assumption of Mary was built, together with eparchial directorate and orphanage for several hundred children. On 26 of March 1995, during the Cross-Bow Week, in the Assumption Cathedral metropolitan Zimbabwean Chrisostom ordained deacon Ioann Rikotondrazafi as presbyter. Who is the first Malagasy priest. He became deacon in the capital of Zimbabwe, the city of Harare. He studied the serving discipline for three months before that. The other local resident, Jean-Kristos Tsakanias, was sent for studying in the seminary to Nairobi, Kenya. In 1995 in the island there were 63 Orthodox parishes, seven schools and 12 priests who were locals. Orthodox Church was recognised by the Government of Madagascar. W...More: http://booksllc.net/?id=20087624

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 32
ISBN-13: 978-1-158-70485-9
Barcode: 9781158704859
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LSN: 1-158-70485-2

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