Theology brewed in an African pot / Agbonkhianmeghe E. Orobator.

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    • Abstract:
      Summary: An intriguing introduction to Christian doctrine from an African perspective. Using a framework of excerpts from Chinua Achebe's well-known novel, Things Fall Apart, the author introduces the major themes of Christian doctrine: God, Trinity, creation, grace and sin, Jesus Christ, church, Mary, the saints, inculturation, and spirituality. While explaining basic Christian beliefs, Theology Brewed in an African Pot also clarifies the differences between an African view of religion and a more Eurocentric understanding of religion. Very accessible and engaging, each of the eleven short chapters ends with three discussion questions followed by one or two African prayers
    • Content Notes:
      Chukwuka : talking about God -- A "new God" comes to Mbanta (God) -- The mad preacher and the three persons in one God (Trinity) -- In the beginning there were many stories (creation) -- Mama Mercy meets Lady Grace (sin and grace) -- I said "God had a Son," but I did not say "he had a wife!" (Jesus) -- The church looked like the open mouth of the evil forest (church) -- Mama Maria, mother of sorrows (Mary) -- Our fathers and mothers who art in heaven (communion of saints) -- If two hands wash each other, both are clean : the meaning and practice of inculturation -- On the other side of heaven : spirituality brewed in an African pot : -- Questions for reflection and group discussion.
    • Notes:
      Includes bibliographical references (page 157) and index.
    • ISBN:
      9781570757952
      157075795X
    • Accession Number:
      2008006043
    • Accession Number:
      ocn199453420
      199453420
    • Accession Number:
      piu.79211
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      OROBATOR, A. E. Theology brewed in an African pot. [s.l.] : Orbis Books, 2008. Disponível em: . Acesso em: 20 nov. 2019.
    • AMA:
      Orobator AE. Theology Brewed in an African Pot. Orbis Books; 2008. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&scope=site&db=cat05564a&AN=piu.79211. Accessed November 20, 2019.
    • APA:
      Orobator, A. E. (2008). Theology brewed in an African pot. Orbis Books. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&scope=site&db=cat05564a&AN=piu.79211
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Orobator, A. E. 2008. Theology Brewed in an African Pot. Orbis Books. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&scope=site&db=cat05564a&AN=piu.79211.
    • Harvard:
      Orobator, A. E. (2008) Theology brewed in an African pot. Orbis Books. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&scope=site&db=cat05564a&AN=piu.79211 (Accessed: 20 November 2019).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Orobator, AE 2008, Theology brewed in an African pot, Orbis Books, viewed 20 November 2019, .
    • MLA:
      Orobator, A. E. Theology Brewed in an African Pot. Orbis Books, 2008. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&scope=site&db=cat05564a&AN=piu.79211.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Orobator, A. E. Theology Brewed in an African Pot. Orbis Books, 2008. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&scope=site&db=cat05564a&AN=piu.79211.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Orobator AE. Theology brewed in an African pot [Internet]. Orbis Books; 2008 [cited 2019 Nov 20]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&scope=site&db=cat05564a&AN=piu.79211