DACB

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DACBDictionary of African Christian Biography (New Haven, CT)
DACBData Adapter Control Block
DACBDeotized Animal Cage Board (animal maintenance)
DACBDrunk as Cooter Brown
DACBData Acquisition and Control Buffer
DACBDundee and Angus Convention Bureau (UK)
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(40) Kalu's literary legacy can be found on his entry in the Dictionary of African Christian Biography, http://www.dacb.org/stories/ nigeria/kalu_ogbu-oke.html.
I was delighted when Jon came to serve as our inaugural speaker, and he introduced the Dictionary of African Christian Biography database to us.
Robert (all Boston University), the gathering offers the opportunity to reflect on the progress made by the first twenty years of the Dictionary of African Christian Biography (www.dacb.org) and to identify new directions in the use of biography and autobiography for the study of African Christianity.
Michele Sigg, Dictionary of African Christian Biography. Cosponsored by Franciscan Missionaries of Mary.
Michele Sigg, Dictionary of African Christian Biography, share skills and techniques for documenting mission and church history.
The Dictionary of African Christian Biography, an online database, is an effort to make widely available the biographies of the African Christian leaders, evangelists, and lay workers chiefly responsible for the unprecedented growth of the Christian movement on that continent.
Other examples of this approach can be seen in recent projects such as the Dictionary of South Asian Christianity (in preparation), the Dictionary of African Christian Biography (online at www.dacb.org), and the planned Encyclopedia of Christianity in India.
Clyde Curry Smith, Professor Emeritus of Ancient History and Religions, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, is a contributor to the Dictionary of African Christian Biography (www.DACB.com).
She is currently contributing to the Dictionary of African Christian Biography (www.DACB.org).
In a similar vein, the Dictionary of African Christian Biography is showing that the history of Christianity in Africa is much more than a mere footnote to the story of the European military, economic, and political hegemony.
The order of names familiar in the West is not always used, nor are "family names' a universal custom in Africa." (19) In the case of the Dictionary of African Christian Biography, this problem is ameliorated by the nature of the medium itself.
Members of the Contextual Theology Department of Union Biblical Seminary, Pune, India, coordinated by Jacob Thomas, will provide administrative and technical support for the online database of biographies of Indian "Christian servant-leaders who have impacted lives and have contributed to the society at large." Patterned after the Dictionary of African Christian Biography (www.dacb.org) sponsored by the Overseas Ministries Study Center, the broadly interconfessional, historically descriptive, and nonproprietary database will be published in English and eventually in other Indian languages.
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