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The church and reconstruction of Africa

The church and reconstruction of Africa

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Published by All Africa Conference of Churches in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa,
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Christianity -- Africa.,
    • Africa -- Church history.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by J.N.K. Mugambi.
      ContributionsMugambi, J. N. Kanyua, All Africa Conference of Churches.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR1360 .C484 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 252 p. :
      Number of Pages252
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3985410M
      ISBN 109966886508
      LC Control Number2001313661
      OCLC/WorldCa40192325

      Find responses to common queries or Ask The UMC your question. Twice each month, our e-newsletter offers examples of Christian living, inspirational messages, and information on what it means to be a United Methodist. Behind each ministry is a story of hope, restoration and . Africa. 2. Theology of Reconstruction The end of the Cold War in the late s and the introduction of perestroika under President Mikhail Gorbachev‘s Soviet Union were instrumental to the call for a theology of reconstruction in Africa and South Africa. Consequently, at the meeting of the All Africa Conference of.


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--The church yesterday, today and tomorrow: challenges. Religion has played a major role in both the division and unification of peoples and countries within Africa.

Its capacity to cause, and to heal, societal rifts has been well documented. This book addresses this powerful societal force, and explores the implications of a theology of reconstruction, most notably articulated by Jesse Mugambi.

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