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Title:The Church Missionary Society and the 'Female Circumcision' Issue in Kenya, 1929-1932
Author:Murray, Jocelyn
Year:1976
Periodical:Journal of Religion in Africa
Volume:8
Issue:2
Pages:92-104
Language:English
Geographic term:Kenya
Subjects:missions
female circumcision
Women's Issues
Religion and Witchcraft
colonialism
History and Exploration
Abbreviation:CMS=Church Missionary Society
External link:https://www.jstor.org/stable/1594780
Abstract:Compares the efforts of two missionaries in Kenya to come to terms with female circumcision. One missionary, in Kabare station (from 1933 in Embu District), attempted to introduce a Christian circumcision ceremony and the other, in Kigari station, also in Embu district, asked Christians to disavow female circumcision on pain of excommunication. Notes.
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