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Uniquely African?: African Christian Identity From Cultural and Historical Perspectives

edited by James L. Cox and Gerrie ter Haar
Format
Book
Published
Trenton, NJ : Africa World Press, c2003.
Language
English
Series
Religion in Contemporary Africa Series
ISBN
1592211135, 1592211143 (pbk.)
Contents
  • Preface : setting the context : the African Christianity project and institutional self-reflexivity / James L. Cox
  • Introduction : what role do institutions of theology and religious studies play in the engagement with African cultural dynamics? / Leslie E.T. Shyllon
  • African identities as the projection of Western alterity / James L. Cox
  • Knowing the African : Edwin W. Smith and the invention of African traditional religion / Henk J. Van Rinsum
  • Educational institutions in Igboland : Christian engagement with societal challenges / U.D. Anyanwu
  • Christianity and African culture : religious challenges / Mercy Amba Oduyoye
  • Christianity in a pluralistic context : religious challenges in Zimbabwe / Ezra Chitando
  • Church life, civil society, and democratization in Malawi, 1992-96 / Kenneth R. Ross
  • Christianity and national development in West Africa : dilemmas and possibilities / Gustav H.K. Deveneaux
  • Christianity and national identity in Ghana : religious perspectives / Elom Dovlo
  • Christian missions and nation building in Ghana : an historical evaluation / Robert Addo-Fenning
  • 'Globecalisation' and religion : the Pentecostal model in contemporary Africa / Ogbo U. Kalu
  • Old wine in new bottles : prophetic experiences in the celestial Church of Christ / Afe Adogame
  • 'African' Christians or 'Christian' Africans in Europe? : issues in self-definition / Gerrie ter Haar.
Description
viii, 310 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-297) and indexes.
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