Scholars explain how a convert “summoned from the margins” of Gambia became a legend at Yale Divinity School for his curiosity, joy, and deep insights.
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Lamin Sanneh, the Gambian scholar who shaped contemporary discourse around world Christianity and missions in Africa, died Sunday at age 76.
As Sanneh wrote in his autobiography, he was “summoned from the margins,” a convert from Islam to Christianity raised in the tiny West African nation. ...