MARY AFST 540: African Christian Theology:
Historical and Systematic Development
The course is a historical and systematic presentation of the
appropriation of the Christian faith in Africa.
The course aims at covering the following topics: Christianity and
African cultural heritage; an examination of what is African Christian Theology
and the Historical development of the discipline; a systematic
presentation of the basic sources of African Christian Theology;
Inculturation; the meaning of Liberation theology in Africa; and the
guidelines for Christian Theology in Africa. The course includes guided
field research related to the veneration of ancestors, the African
Independent Churches, worship and the street preachers.