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The Sacrifice of Africa: A Political Theology for Africa

Emmanuel Katongole
Format
Book
Published
Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans Pub., c2011.
Language
English
Series
The Eerdmans Ekklesia Series
Eerdmans Ekklesia Series
ISBN
9780802862686 (pbk. : alk. paper), 0802862683 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Introduction: On being saved from King Leopold's ghost
  • I. Sacrificing Africa. Saving Africa : the reticence of Christianity
  • Reimagining social ethics in Africa : from skills to stories
  • Performing Africa : stories, politics, and the social imagination of Africa
  • II. Daring to invent the future. Daring to invent the future : the madness of Thomas Sankara
  • "A different world right here" : Jean-Marc Éla and reimagining the church in Africa
  • Things fall apart : Christianity, power, violence, and marginality
  • III. The sacrifice of Africa. Fighting tribalism "in a small way" : Bishop Paride Taban and the Kuron Peace Village
  • The sacrifice of Africa : Angelina Atyam and the politics of forgiveness
  • Gathering the fragments of a new future : Maggy Barankitse and Maison Shalom.
Description
xii, 203 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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