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Agbebi, Mojola
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(Apr 10, 1860, Ilesha, Nigeria – May 17, 1917, Lagar, Nigeria) was born David Brown Vincent. His English name attests to the Western cultural influence which characterized his father's generation of “Black Englishmen.” His adoption of an African name should be considered with regard to the upheavals within the African Church in the late 19th century. In the Ethiopia Agbebi stood with famous contemporaries such as J. Johnson and E.W. Blyden. When, in 1888, the Native Baptist Church seceded from Baptist Church that had been founded in South America, A…

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Kalu, Ogbu, “Agbebi, Mojola”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 20 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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