This essay focuses on The culture of religion . The majority of the country identifies as Christian (82.1% of the population). More specifically, 47.7% identifies as Protestant,
The majority of the country identifies as Christian (82.1% of the population). More specifically, 47.7% identifies as Protestant, 23.4% identifies as Catholic, and 11.9% identifies with some other branch of Christianity.
Of the remaining population, 11.2% identifies as Muslim, 1.7% identifies as traditionalists, 1.6% identifies as ‘other’, 2.4% identifies as 2.4%, and 0.2% did not specify their religious affiliation.
There are a variety of branches of Christianity observed in the country. Christianity was introduced to Kenya when missionaries settled near Mombasa in 1844. In the early 20th century, many Kikuyu left the mission churches and schools to start their own, free from the control of missionaries.
This history highlights the distinction in contemporary Kenya between the mainstream branches of Protestant and Catholic and the African Independent Churches. Charismatic forms of Christianity, such as Pentecostal churches, have gained popularity in recent years among urban dwellers.
Members of various Christian churches usually coexist and interact peacefully. At times, different denominations may come together to partake in special prayer meetings.
Christianity is the most dominant religion and is an influential force in the country. Christian values and attitudes relating to the family and marriage have modified traditional practices (e.g. encouraging smaller families and phasing out the practice of).
. It is also common to see religious icons and sacred spaces in people’s homes, offices or vehicles. One central element of Christianity in Kenya is the use of music, rhythm, dancing and singing during their worship time.
Firstly, be true
Secondly, be sure
Lastly, be honest