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COURSE CATALOGUE

NAIROBI, KENYA

Course: MARY AFST 540: African Christian Theology: Historical and Systematic Development

Course Overview:
The course is a historical and systematic presentation of the appropriation of the Christian faith in Africa.

Course Description:
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.