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The sacrifice of Africa

a political theology for Africa

by Emmanuel Katongole

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Published by W.B. Eerdmans Pub. in Grand Rapids, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity and politics,
  • Political theology,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementEmmanuel Katongole
    SeriesThe Eerdmans Ekklesia series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR1430 .K38 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 203 p. ;
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25008071M
    ISBN 100802862683
    ISBN 109780802862686
    LC Control Number2010023292
    OCLC/WorldCa635490776

    Through this book readers will discover that their sacrifice can lead others, across the street and across the oceans, to discover new resurrection life in Christ. He is a missions veteran of 36 years, having served primarily in North Africa and the Middle East. Nik is the bestselling author of The Insanity of God and The Insanity of Obedience. The Sacrifice of Africa T he ecumenical credentials of this book discussion were impeccable! We had Catholics, Anabaptists, Baptists, Charismatics and an Anglican all grappling with a political theology for Africa.

      “Prolonged sacrifice isn’t something we’ve been asked to do, really, since World War II,” Meacham said. “There was a kind of perpetual vigilance in the Cold War — what President Kennedy called ‘the long twilight struggle’ — but living with the fear of nuclear war is quite abstract compared to living with the fear of a virus. Through careful study of these select cases, this book highlights general features of human sacrifice which recur with striking uniformity in all parts of sub Saharan Africa, and why they persist until today. He draws upon extensive written sources to expose these practices in other cultures including those in Western societies.

    Buy The Sacrifice of Africa: A Political Theology for Africa (Eedmans Ekklesia) by Katongole, Emmanuel (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(8). Dr Sandi Baai, a renowned scholar, passed on in but left a gem of a well-researched book titled “BLACK SACRIFICE: THE SINKING OF THE SS MENDI” that was funded by the National Heritage Council as part of preserving the lost memories of South Africa’s Liberation Heritage. This year also marks a years since the sinking of the SS Mendi ship.


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The Sacrifice of Africa Book Summary: In The Sacrifice of Africa Emmanuel Katongole confronts this painful legacy and shows how it continues to warp the imaginative landscape of African politics and society. He demonstrates the real potential of Christianity to interrupt and transform entrenched political imaginations and create a different story for Africa ù a story of self.

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He demonstrates the real potential of Christianity to interrupt and transform entrenched political imaginations and create a different story for Africa -- a story of self. The Sacrifice of Africa argues that in the face of Africa’s social, political, and economic turmoil, a new future truly is possible, and displays how such a new future, inspired by Christian faith, looks.

The demands of the moment require the sacrifice of the churches on behalf of Africa’s long-suffering peoples. This book is a valuable Author: Emmanuel Katongole. ‘The Sacrifice of Africa’ Friends, I’m grateful to announce the upcoming release of my newest book, The Sacrifice of Africa.

It will be due out from Eerdmans at the end of November, and is available for preorder. Here is the publisher’s description.

The Sacrifice of Africa offers a whirlwind tour of stories and thinkers who help us understand the ways in which the African Christian social imagination was warped by colonialism and modernity, and concludes with the stories of three amazing African Christians – Bishop Paride Taban of Sudan, Angelina Atyam of northern Uganda and Maggie.

The Sacrifice of Africa argues that in the face of Africa's social, political, and economic turmoil, a new future truly is possible, and displays how such a new future, inspired by Christian faith, looks. The Sacrifice of Africa: A Political Theology for Africa Emmanuel Katongole, Eerdmans, $16 trade paper (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

Through careful study of these select cases, this book highlights general features of human sacrifice which recur with striking uniformity in all parts of sub Saharan Africa, and why they persist until : Lawrence E.Y. Mbogoni.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 23 cm. Contents: Introduction: On being saved from King Leopold's ghost --I. Sacrificing Africa: the reticence of Christianity --Reimagining social ethics in Africa: from skills to stories --Performing Africa: stories, politics, and the social imagination of Africa --II.

The book I speak of is called The Sacrifice of Africa, by the all-too-excellent Ugandan priest and theologian, Emmanuel Katongole. So, as I said, I don’t propose a summary; only a short synapses of what I feel is worth mentioning and working out further.

This book is about a fresh conversation of Christian social ethics in Africa. The sacrifice of Africa --Fighting tribalism "in a small way": Bishop Paride Taban and the Kuron Peace Village --The sacrifice of Africa: Angelina Atyam and the politics of forgiveness --Gathering the fragments of a new future: Maggy Barankitse and Maison Shalom.

In The Sacrifice of Africa Emmanuel Katongole confronts this painful legacy and shows how it continues to warp the imaginative landscape of African politics and society. He demonstrates the real potential of Christianity to interrupt and transform entrenched political imaginations and create a different story for Africa - a story of self Pages:   Rotting carcasses sit piled atop cement pillars, and feathers and bones stick to vertically standing logs.

Dried blood covers everything. This is the entrance to Tongnaab Yaane, the shrine and dwelling place of the West African deity Tongnaab, whose name means “chief of the earth.”The shrine is considered the most powerful of the hundreds of shrines tucked away Author: William Haun.

In Sub-Saharan Africa, "the practice of ritual killing and human sacrifice continues to take place in contravention of the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights and other human rights instruments." In the 21st century, such practices have been reported in Nigeria, Uganda, Swaziland, Liberia, Tanzania, Namibia, and Zimbabwe, as well as Mozambique, and Mali.

Sacrifice in Africa: A Structuralist Approach. Luc de Heusch. Manchester University Press, Sacrifice as the core of myth An essay on Dogon thought.

The Dogons neighbours. All Book Search results » Bibliographic information. Title: Sacrifice in. The Sacrifice of Africa A Political Theology for Africa (Book): Katongole, Emmanuel: Emmauel Katongole is a Catholic priest from Uganda, born inwho lived through the reign of Idi Amin and has seen the postcolonial struggles of his home country and its sub-Saharan neighbors -- Rwanda, the Congo, Zimbabwe, Liberia, and others -- up close and personal.

Human sacrifice is the act of killing one or more humans, usually as an offering to a deity, as part of a sacrifice has been practiced in various cultures throughout history.

Victims were typically ritually killed in a manner intended to please or appease gods, spirits or the deceased, for example, as a propitiatory offering or as a retainer sacrifice when a king's servants are.

The Sacrifice of Africa argues that in the face of Africa s social, political, and economic turmoil, a new future truly is possible, and displays how such a new future, inspired by Christian faith, looks.

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