A Politics of Presence: Contacts Between Missionaries and by Peter Pels

By Peter Pels

Christian missions in Africa are generally seen as a blatant instance of ethnocentrism. This stereotype in part exists as the daily interplay among missionaries and Africans has so not often been studied. This booklet indicates how Africans and missionaries co-produced a Catholic Church within the Uluguru mountains of jap Tanzania within the overdue colonial interval, thereby adapting each one others' workouts within the fields of initiation, schooling, magic, and faith. It explores how the presence of the venture led to a rift among religious and worldly magic, and within the underdevelopment of the potential of Waluguru to control their very own practices of revelation.

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