The establishment and history of the activities of the Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Church among the Abagussi of Weastern kenya 1918 - 1985
Getui, Mary NS
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Despite the long existence of the Seventh~day Adventist (SDA) Church in Kenya, few people have a proper understanding of its teachings and practices. This has resulted in members of the Seventh-day Adeventist Church being treated with suspicion. Gusii is one area where the Seventh-day Adventist Church has its largest following in Kenya. One wonders why this is so, and yet the initial response of Abagusii to Adventism was generally negative. The Seventh-day Adventist approach to some cultural practices namely initiation, marriage and death has caused conflict in Gusii in that the Seventh-day Adventists have initiated and encouraged those changes compared to other Christian groups there. , the Seventh-day ?dve•r:tists do no seem to ag::::-oene the stand to take cn these ~ues. Des"8ite ~hese differences the Seventh-day Adventist in Gusii has r emai ne d stable.
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University of NairobiDepartment of Religious studies