The Bible and African Culture
Mapping Transactional Inroads
Publication Year: 2012
Published by: African Books Collective
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I am glad that tradition provides this forum for publicly thanking those special people who helped this book become a reality. For me, writing . . .
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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 . . .
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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I have attempted to demonstrated in this book that African culture and Biblical culture can dialogue in order to produce common ground for the . . .
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Page Count: 236
Publication Year: 2012