An Ethiopian Journal

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The Bible and the Gun

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“When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said, ‘Let us pray.’ We closed our eyes. When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land.” – Desmond Tutu

Excerpts from Basil Davidson’s documentary on Africa and its 19th/20th century history. It highlights the Bible and the Gun tactics employed by European expeditions in Africa.

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Written by Tseday

September 7, 2008 at 6:08 pm

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