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Black History Month offers an opportunity to reflect upon the significance of religion and the early church in Africa, which some historians believe goes back to the early days of Biblical history. Dr. Eddie Stepp, chair and associate professor of the Department of Religious Studies and Philosophy at Gardner-Webb University, says the roots of Christianity are much more African than European. “Although we don’t have many references to Africa in the New Testament, we do see the conversion of the Ethiopian eunuch in Acts chapter eight,” said Stepp.
Black History Month, Department of Religious Studies and Philosophy
Office of University Communications, "Black History Month Offers Opportunity to Examine Christian Heritage" (2014). Gardner-Webb NewsCenter Archive. 1474.