The Resource Christian theology and African traditions, Matthew Michael., (ebook)

Christian theology and African traditions, Matthew Michael., (ebook)

Label
Christian theology and African traditions
Title
Christian theology and African traditions
Statement of responsibility
Matthew Michael.
Title variation
Christian theology & African traditions
Creator
Contributor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Christian theology is increasingly recognized to be now a non-western enterprise since the high concentrations of Christians in the world are no longer found in the Western societies. Christian Theology and African Traditions takes seriously this present recognition of the southward movement of Christianity from the western world to a non-western setting. It seeks to reposition Christian theology and faith to engage the African traditions in classical category of theology proper, bibliology, anthropology, Christology, pneumatology, soteriology, ecclesiology, and eschatology and provides unique insights and problems that these classical and systematic categories poses to African Christianity. Similarly, it provides theological blueprint for non-Africans who are interested in knowing the nature and shape of the Christian theology in non-western settings. Consequently, Christian Theology and African Traditions goes beyond the mere criticism of Western misrepresentation of African traditions to seeing how the Christian theology in its systematic character engages the African traditions. With this methodological template, the work describes in the space of twelve chapters the different classical teachings of the Christian faith on God, scriptures, spirits and demons, the nature of the human person, the persons of Christ, salvation, the Holy Spirit, the church, and the future life in dialogue with some specific traditions of the African people
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Michael, Matthew
Dewey number
230.096
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Christianity and culture
  • Theology, Doctrinal
  • Religion and culture
  • Electronic books
  • Africa
Target audience
adult
Label
Christian theology and African traditions, Matthew Michael., (ebook)
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781621896432
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12318999
Specific material designation
remote
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MWT12318999
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Christian theology and African traditions, Matthew Michael., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781621896432
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12318999
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12318999
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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