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Intercultural hermeneutics in Africa

Chris Manus

Intercultural hermeneutics in Africa

methods and approaches

by Chris Manus

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Published by Acton Publishers in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English


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StatementChris Manus.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22765987M
ISBN 109966888047
OCLC/WorldCa52740724

Thus, from the beginning, the Africana Bible decidedly wants to be colourful, diverse and multi-faceted. Later on he began teaching Phenomenology of Religion in the postgraduate syllabus. By doing this, they validate traditional religious beliefs and worship that the Bible condemns. The book is useful for all biblical scholars and students, in particular for those interested in how to do contextual exegesis in a manner that also takes into account the context of the other. Perhaps one should rather say that it dominated African theology for a long time. Due to this decision, no nonacademic was asked to supply an article or commentary to the ABC.

His dissertation was on an academic-theological question. They have helped me see God at work in and through our institutions and our students, and they have taught me more about the gospel than I ever would have grasped from my own limited viewpoint. Divergent insights into how biblical texts should be interpreted and made fruitful for the current context, cultural differences, colonial past and post-colonial future, radically different social situations — this all made companionship and real interaction difficult. In her article on the book of Job, Madipoane Masenya c depicts her approach to the book of Job with the following words: In the story that follows, the narrator [Madipoane Masenya], a contemporary Job, picks up on some of the issues raised by the character of Job in the Hebrew Bible in own her [sic] struggle to wrestle with God amid suffering. However, there are differences between Western and African ways of doing theology, which can stimulate and eventually even change our ways of theologising. In addition, living in a multireligious context like Kenya means being invited to share food with neighbors and colleagues when the food offered may have been part of Muslim or Hindu worship.

Her main subjects are the relation between worldview, self-understanding and understanding the other. Kinoti, G. The author of the commentary is Isabel Apawo Phiri. At different universities in Kenya, Ghana and South Africa he has been teaching as a visiting professor. Orobator, A.


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Intercultural hermeneutics in Africa book

This publication was an echo of a public forum which Mugambi had organized as an undergraduate at the University of Nairobi inwith Professor Stephen Neill as Patron, on the theme "Creation or Evolution: God or Darwin".

The contributors explore topics ranging from scribes and pedagogy in ancient Israel, to representations of biblical wisdom literature in contemporary cinema. West —39 distinguishes between two sets of interest with which we come to read and interpret the Bible: interpretive interest and life interest.

Through much of the history of evangelical missions in sub-Saharan Africa, it was Western readers interpreting the Bible for their African converts.

Grand Rapids: Zondervan, The message takes precedence over the medium of its transmission. Conceptual frameworks such as honor and shame, poverty and power, patronage, or extended family relationships may be central to the interests and concerns of the biblical authors themselves but overlooked by Western readers for whom these are not daily categories of concern.

Mugambi's book From Liberation to Reconstruction assesses events that affected Africa as a whole. Mugambi is critical of Rudolf Bultmann 's project of " demythologisation ", on the ground that hermeneutically, myth cannot be abstracted from the Gospel.

By doing so, it develops an alternative pedagogy for multicultural education founded on the concept of intercultural hermeneutics. Mugambi joined the academic staff of the University of Nairobi inand rose through the ranks to full professorship in The book is divided into two parts, yet one can sense a clear unity throughout the whole book.

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God, the divine author of Scripture, is understood to be active by means of the Holy Spirit in all three components of this model.

Black Theology Author Stephanie L. For a multitude of reasons … exegesis and actualisation have become increasingly distant from each other within academia.

Intercultural Aesthetics

Nevertheless, it can still be seen very clearly in the overall attitude of both books. West eds. What is the effect of citing an old legend? Masenya opens her heart and pours out her questions, her doubts and her accusations, just like Job did.

He then discusses whether or not it is possible to present Jesus as an African ancestor. Holter, K. Tillich-Studien On the one hand, the context provides the operational platform on which theology has to be done.

Her academic interests are Greek language, New Testament, intercultural biblical hermeneutics, and intercultural aspects of academic writing.

This rich and multilayered volume result of a Stellenbosch conference attempts to disclose new modes of dialogue between readers of the Bible from those two worlds.

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