A Future for Africa: Critical Essays in Christian Social Imagination

A Future for Africa: Critical Essays in Christian Social Imagination

by Emmanuel M. Katongole

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781532631818
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 05/09/2017
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 284
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.00(d)

About the Author

Emmanuel Katongole is associate professor of theology and peace studies at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana, and a Catholic priest of the Archdiocese of Kampala, Uganda. His other books include Mirror to the Church, The Sacrifice of Africa and Born From Lament.

Table of Contents

Introduction
 
Section One: Memory
 
1. Remembering Idi Amin: On Violence, Ethics, and Social Memory in Africa
2. AIDS, Condomization, and Christian Ethics
3. September 11th:  "Why Do They Hate Us So Much?"
 
Section Two:  Performance
 
4. Postmodern Illusions and Performances
5. Christianity, Tribalism, and the Rwanda Genocide
6. Kannungu and the Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments of God in Uganda
 
Section Three:  Imagination
 
7. A Different World Right Here:  The Church Within African Theological Imagination
8. Of Faces of Jesus and The Poisonwood Bible
9. Racism:  Christian Resources Beyond Reconciliation
10. Hauerwasian Hooks, Stories, and the Social Imagination of "The Next Christendom"
 
Bibliography
Index

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