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By Paul Gifford

This learn examines the position of Christianity in Liberia below the corrupt regime of Samuel okay. Doe (1980-1990). Paul Gifford exhibits that, quite often, Liberian Christianity--far from being a strength for justice and human advancement--diverted recognition from the reason for Liberia's ills, left swap to God's wonderful intervention, inspired obedience and popularity of the established order, and therefore served to entrench Doe's energy. This Christianity, devised in and regulated from the U.S., hence furthered local American financial and political targets, that have been designed to aid Doe's rule.

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