Jesus and the Gospel in Africa : History and Experience

ISBN-10: 1570755426

ISBN-13: 9781570755422

Edition: 2004

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List price: $22.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Orbis Books
Publication date: 9/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

The African Experience of Jesus
Cry Jesus! Christian theology and presence in modern Africa
Modern Africa as a heartland of the Christian religion
Christian Africa: The surprise factor in the modern missionary story
Africa and the future of Christianity
Jesus of the deep forest: Theology from where faith must live
African theology: The quest and the discovery
Theology as witness
Jesus in African culture: A Ghanaian perspective
Christian faith and African traditional religion in retrospect
Jesus as divine conqueror in the African world
Jesus and the ancestors in Akan world-view
The university of Jesus Christ and our adoptive past
The Good News as our story
Jesus as 'Ancestor' and sole Mediator
The epistle to the Hebrews as OUR epistle!
Reading and hearing the Word of God in our own language
How is Jesus Christ Lord? Evangelical Christian apologetics amid African religious pluralism
Introduction: The biblical records as the fruit of engagement
My route to the problem
Christ, unique in relation to 'other lords'
Christian affirmations--as recognition, not assertion
The unique Christ (1): Religions as traditions of response
The unique Christ (2): What is it that, in Christ, confronts us?
Christian apologetics and the possibility of new theological idioms
Conclusion: Christian apologetics amid other religious faiths--the continuing encounter
Theology and Culture
Understanding African theology in the twentieth century
African Christian thought in the post-missionary era: Liberation and integration
An early shared concern: the African religious past as a prime theological issue
African theology and the shaping of a method--theology as the hermeneutic of identity
A range of responses--indigenisers, biblicists and translators
The 1990s--into new directions
African theology--a feeling after new languages?
African theology--a relevance beyond Africa?
Africa and the Fathers: The relevance of early Hellenistic Christian theology for modern Africa
'Continuity' and 'discontinuity': Problems of meaning
Some specific areas of relevance
The possibility of Synthesis
The challenge of Pluralism
Theology as Indigenisation
The pre-Christian heritage as a 'tradition of response'
Agenda for the future
African theology and its African critics
The Christian faith as 'a historical category' in the African experience
One Song in Many Tongues
Africa and the History of Christianity
The Primal imagination and the opportunity for a new theological idiom
Introduction: Prophet Harris
The nature of the primal world view--H. W. Turner's six-feature analysis
The African world and the problem of unresolved multiplicity
Towards a fresh approach
Christian religion and African social norms: Authority, desacralisation, and democracy
Introduction: Christianity's significance in African political history
A new political task: From independence to democracy
The religious roots of African post-independence political authoritarianism
Christianity and the de-sacralisation of authority and power in history
Towards a new understanding of Christian history in the post-missionary era
Introduction: The new global impact of the Third World Church
Theologies of the South: a new way of doing theology
Christian History: its new shape
Publications of Kwame Bediako
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