WM508: African Theology and Religions - A Christian University GlobalNet Course
WM508: African Theology and Religions - A Christian University GlobalNet Course  -     By: Tite Tienou Ph.D.
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Course Lecturer:

Tite Tiénou, Ph.D. (Fuller Theological Seminary)
Senior Vice President of Education,
Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

Course Description:

With the broad expansion of Christianity in Africa, the African Church and African theology should be understood by us all. The lecturer examines Christian theological formation in Africa against the background of African cultures and religions and in light of its contemporary context. Students explore ways to study and understand Africa and they review the factors that led to the debate on Christian theologizing in Africa. Throughout the course, descriptions and analyses of African religions are provided.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of your study, you should be able to do the following:

  • Sketch the history and development of African Christian theology.
  • Examine specific African proposals for African theology.
  • Comprehend the major issues in the study of African religions.
  • Ascertain what lessons can be learned from Africa by the rest of the worldwide Christian church.
  • Appreciate the continent of Africa and its fertile spiritual soil.

Lecture Titles

  1. General Introduction
  2. Africa and Christianity: Historical Overview
  3. The Quest for Identity in Africa
  4. The Study of African Religions
  5. The Structure of African Religions
  6. The Nature of Theism in African Religions
  7. Man in African Cultures and Religions
  8. Christianity and African Cultures/Religions
  9. Nineteenth Century Visionaries: Agbebi and Hughes
  10. Roots and Birth of African Christian Theology
  11. The Concept of African Theology
  12. Methodological Issues in African Theology
  13. Biblical Hermeneutics and African Theologies
  14. Major Themes of African Christian Theologies
  15. Christology Through African Eyes
  16. Ecclesiology in African Theology
  17. Prayer in African Christianity
  18. Eschatology in African Theology
  19. The Question of Syncretism
  20. The Contribution of Independent Churches
  21. Evangelicalism and African Christian Theology
  22. African Christianity and the Critics
  23. African Theology and Post-Independent Africa
  24. Theology of Mission in African Theology

Product Information

Format: Compact disc
Vendor: Cugn
Publication Date: 2014

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