A Socio-political Agenda for the Twenty-first Century Zimbabwean Church: Empowering the Excluded

A Socio-political Agenda for the Twenty-first Century Zimbabwean Church: Empowering the Excluded

By: Jimmy G. Dube (author)Hardback

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This book deals primarily with the interface between religion and politics in the public square in Africa, generally, and specifically, Zimbabwe. It is argued that Christian religion has a huge potential of democratizing the contemporary Zimbabwean social and political arena. The focus of this book is the argument for a contextual theology that takes into consideration both social and political realities in the creation of democratic spaces.

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About Author

Jimmy G. Dube, an independent scholar and Zimbabwean contextual theologian, received his Ph.D. from Drew University.

Contents

Acknowledgements; Foreword by Morris L. Davis; Introduction; 1. The Collision of African Religious Space with Western Imperialistic Christianity; 2. The Christian Solution; 3. Letting the People Down: The Church and Socio-Political Struggles in Zimbabwe; 4. A Quest for a Socio-Political Theology of the Excluded; 5. A 21st Century Socio-Political Theology of the Excluded Selected Bibliography; Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/10/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780773455771
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 220
  • ID: 9780773455771
  • ISBN10: 0773455779

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