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Book Book Leiden University catalogue Leiden University catalogue
Title:Africa, step forth in faith: sub-themes in the theological imperatives of the AACC's Ninth General Assembly
Editor:Otieno, Nicholas
City of publisher:Nairobi
Publisher:All Africa Conference of Churches
ISBN:9966886788; 9789966886781
Geographic term:Africa
Subjects:Christian theology
All Africa Conference of Churches
Abstract:This book contains a collection of essays written in preparation for the Ninth General Asssembly of the All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) to be held in Maputo, Mozambique, in December 2008. The designated theme of the assembly was Africa, Step Forth in Faith. The volume begins with an Introduction: paradigm shift in African ecumenism, explaining the purpose of the book, by Japhet Ndhlovu. This is followed by From political liberation to economic liberation by Ngwa Julius Ambe; Theology of stewardship in times of monumental suffering by Nyambura J. Njoroge; African spirituality, culture and human rights by Nicholas Otieno; Women as agents of reconciliation, peace and development by Priscille Djomhoué; The challenge for moral regeneration in Africa by André Karamaga; The challenges of youth development in Africa amidst strong signs of African renewal by Fred Deegbe; Global Pan-African solidarity by Nicholas Otieno; Environment and spirituality: theological considerations by J.N.K. Mugambi; and The challenge of urban mission by Colin Smith. [ASC Leiden abstract]