AuthorWole Akande

Praying like an idol worshiper


The Church Missionary Society (CMS) of the Church of England was the first to bring the gospel to Nigeria. The society arrived in Badagry in 1842 and eventually set up a mission base in Abeokuta in July 1846. Listen to this account by Sarah Tucker about Abeokuta in 1854:  Their idols are of clay, or wood, or metal, and several are generally placed in one particular room in the house, where...

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