|Genome: [r4 Bd=19930413]||Three programmes in which|
Dr Colin Morris returns to southern
Africa and reflects on the changes of 30 years.
1: Back to the Zambezi
As a young missionary in northern Rhodesia (now
Zambia), Colin Morris was known as "the fighting parson" for his outspoken sermons on racial equality. He returns to the people and places he knew then and asks what difference the missionary made in the nation's fight for independence.
Producer Beverley McAtnsh
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|Genome: [r4 Bd=19930420]||2: Back to the Lubwa|
In the second of three personal essays on the influence of Western missionaries in Africa, Rev Colin Morris visits the old Lubwa Mission station. Founded by David Kaunda in the 20s, the dilapidated compound now reflects the harsh economic realities of Zambia's post-independence era.
Producer Beverley McAinsh
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|Genome: [r4 Bd=19930421]||2: Back to the Lubwa|
|Genome: [r4 Bd=19930427]||3: Back to Sione|
In the last of three personal essays on the influence of western missionaries in Africa, Rev Colin Morris looks at the Africanisation of missions, and tells the extraordinary story of Alice Lenshina.
Her followers believed she rose from the dead, they built a cathedral in the bush to honour her, and in a final battle with the authorities, met bullets with pieces of paper called "passports to heaven". Producer Beverley McAinsh
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|Genome: [r4 Bd=19930428]||3: Back to Stone|
The last of Colin Morris 's personal essays on the missionary in Africa.
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