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Born from Lament The Theology and Politics of Hope in Africa

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ISBN-10: 0802874347

ISBN-13: 9780802874344

Edition: 2017

Authors: Emmanuel Katongole

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Profound reflection on lament and hope arising out of Africa's immense suffering There is no more urgent theological task than to provide an account of hope in Africa, given its endless cycles of violence, war, poverty, and displacement. So claims Emmanuel Katongole, a recognized, innovative theological voice from Africa. In the midst of suffering, Katongole says, hope takes the form of "arguing" and "wrestling" with God. Suchlamentis not merely a cry of pain it is a way of mourning, protesting, and appealing to God. As he unpacks the rich theological and social dimensions of the practice of lament in Africa, Katongole tells the stories of courageous Christian activists working for change…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Publication date: 4/21/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 314
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English