Influence of the Church of Scotland on the Dutch Reformed Church of South Africa
Sass, Frederick William
MetadataShow full item record
The Cape of Good Hope was discovered by Ba.rtholomew Diaz, a Portuguese navigator, in 1487, but it did not occur to any European nation to make a settlement there until one hundred and sixty.years after that date. On the 6th April, 1652, Jan van Riebeeck founded the earliest settlement at the foot of Tab1e Mountain. Holland was at that time at the height of her political and commercial prosperity. The Dutch East India Company, founded in 1602, had acquired a practica~ monopoly of the sea-borne traffic with India and the East, and it was in order to provide a port of call for the outgoing and returning vessels of this Company that a tawnship was established and a castle built at the Cape of Good Hope in 1666, under the nsme and title of "the frontier fortress of India".
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Development of Ghanaian Pentecostalism : a study in the appropriation of the Christian gospel in twentieth century Ghana setting with special reference to the Christ Apostolic Church, the Church of Pentecost, and the International Central Gospel Church Larbi, Emmanuel Kingsley Kwabena (The University of Edinburgh, 1996)The study investigates the origins and development of Pentecostalism in Ghana with special reference to the Christ Apostolic Church, the Church of Pentecost, and the International Central Gospel Church. The theological ...
Settlements and churches in Nova Scotia 1749 � 1776 : the origin of Protestant churches in relation to settlement, from the founding of Halifax to the American Revolution Mackinnon, J. F. (The University of Edinburgh, 1930)
Chartism and the Churches : with special reference to Lancashire : an account of the Churches and social reform in the Chartist period McLellan, N. J. (The University of Edinburgh, 1947)