The Bible and African Culture
Mapping Transactional Inroads
Publication Year: 2012
Published by: African Books Collective
I am glad that tradition provides this forum for publicly thanking those special people who helped this book become a reality. For me, writing . . .
There is good news in Africa! That is a paradigm shift in biblical studies in Africa. This is important information for those whose steady diet . . .
It has always been my desire to reflect on the debate that has been going on, in Africa concerning the relationship between the African culture . . .
CHAPTER ONE - African Culture and the Bible
When the Bible arrived in Africa, it found a fertile ground to germinate on. Africans were so receptive to Chistianity that, it took . . .
CHAPTER TWO - The Kikuyu People
The native homeland of the Kikuyu people is around Mt. Kenya, which is the only snow-capped Mountain along the equator. This Mountain . . .
CHAPTER THREE - Mapping the Transaction Between the African Culture and the Bible
The transaction between the African culture and the Bible is a relatively recent development. It is a natural development of a church . . .
CHAPTER FOUR - Methodologies for Transaction between the African Culture and the Bible
Before attempting to juxtapose these two seemingly unrelated – even antagonistic – texts (African oral culture and the Biblical culture), it . . .
CHAPTER FIVE - Inter-Religious Transaction Between African Culture and the Bible
It is important to engage in a transaction between our African terms and those of Christianity. There are numerous ways of carrying out . . .
CHAPTER SIX - African Culture and the Bible Transact in Worship and Mission
If it is to make sense, the subject of African worship and the dialogue between African culture and the Bible should be approached from the point . . .
CHAPTER SEVEN - The Place of Women in this Transaction with Reference to John’s Gospel
Much has been said about the dramatic changes in thinking and practical ways of living today. A number of thinkers and writers . . .
CHAPTER EIGHT - Dowry: African or Christian? Another Inter-Religious Transaction
A hot issue in African Christianity today is how, as Christians, to deal with the whole issue of dowries. Many Christians have not . . .
CHAPTER NINE - Revelation
I have attempted to demonstrated in this book that African culture and Biblical culture can dialogue in order to produce common ground for the . . .
Page Count: 236
Publication Year: 2012
OCLC Number: 801965913
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