"Edited [by] Masamba ma Mpolo, Reginald Stober [and] Evelyn V. Appiah".
"Published for the World Council of Churches by Uzima Press, Limited .. Nairobi" -- verso of t.-p.
Includes bibliographical references.
"The theme 'Jesus Christ: the Life of the World' is a confessional evaluation of the socio-political and economic situation of the entire continent of Africa. The papers presented in this book indicate clearly that due to a number of factors, much of Africa today is less well-off than it was in 1960". -- back cover.
Contents:Contributors -- Foreword dated Accra, 1 May 1983 / Annie B. Jiagge -- Let there be Life: Introductory Remarks dated Geneva, February 1983 / The Editors -- 1. Life in its fullness / Nelson H. Charles -- 2. Jesus Christ : The Life of the World : A Black South African perspective / Simon S. Maimela -- 3. Jesus Christ: Word of Life / Masamba ma Mpolo -- 4. Reflections on the Assembly Theme / Sierra Leone Visitation Team -- 5. The Search for a Living Church in Africa / John S. Pobee -- 6. Towards a Self-Supporting African Church / Kimpianga Mahaniah -- 7. Developing Countries and the Nuclear Issue: Reflections of an African Scientist / Bena-Silu -- 8. The Challenge of African Churches and Countries / Kabiru Kinyanjui -- 9. Some Theological and Ethical Considerations in the African context / Henry Okullu -- 10. Wholeness of Life in Africa / M. Amba Oduyoye -- 11. Jesus Christ: The Crown of Life / Abba Garima -- 12. Jesus is the Fullness of my Life / N.K. Dzobo -- 13. The Living Christ is a Compassionate God / John Gatu -- 14. The Confession of Alexandria / All Africa Conference of Churches -- 15. The Birth of Life / Grace Yemi Ladokun -- Suggested Reading -- Reference Notes.
Contributors include two Anglican theologians: the Rt. Rev. Henry Okullu, Bishop of the diocese of Maseno South in the Anglican Church of Kenya and Dr. John Pobee of Ghana.
Colophon: Printed by Afropress Ltd., Lusaka Close, P.O. Box 30502, Nairobi, Kenya.
"Published jointly 1995 by Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. and Africa World Press, Inc". -- verso of t.-p.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Bibliography: p. 213-214.
"Following an introduction that charts the growth and development of African theology, Parratt examines the differing theological assumptions and methodologies throughout the continent. He also shows how Africans are rethinking the central dogmas of the Christian faith ... and evaluates Africa's political theologies, giving special attention to African socialism and to South African black theology" -- back cover.
Contents: Author's Note dated Carlisle 1994 / John Parratt -- Abbreviations -- The Emergence of Christian Theology in Africa -- The Theological Method -- Scripture and Revelation -- African Religions and Christian Dogma -- Two Theological Reconstructions -- Political Theologies -- The South African Voice -- Enduring Problems -- Select Bibliography -- Index.
Index includes several reference to Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
A description of the author's "research travels totalling 12,000 zig-zagging miles across the widest part of Africa". p. 2. [Account of the author's travels in Liberia, Ghana, Dahomey, Nigeria, Upper Volta, Niger, Sudan, Ethiopia and the Somali Republic.]
Contents: Dedication -- Incredible Safari -- "The Man Who Beats the Drum" -- Christopher Columbus and Kwame Nkrumah -- Traffic Jam in a Pirate Port -- On Trek with Stanley -- The Thunder God Strikes Again -- School for Headhunters' Children -- Beehive on a Plateau -- Heroes without Haloes -- "The the Elephant Charged" -- Wind of the White Horsemen -- A Sultan and a Saint -- Crosses in the Sahara -- Initiation Ordeal -- "Let My People Go" -- The Queen of Sheba's Land -- Boots in the Offering Plate -- The Witchdoctor's Prophecy -- The Trail Blazers -- Snake Dancers and Backsliders -- Of Missionaries and Demons -- The Place No Doctor Would Live -- Cinnamon and Daggers -- The Crime Worse than Murder -- Epilog: from the Edge of Africa -- A Short Bibliography -- Index.
Colophon: Printed and bound in England by Hazell Watson and Viney Ltd, Aylesbury, Bucks.