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By Robert S. Heaney,Christopher Rowland

what's post-colonial theology? How does it relate to theology that emerged in traditionally colonial events? those are questions that get to the guts of Robert S. Heaney's paintings as he considers the level to which theologians predating the emergence of post-colonial theology will be regarded as precursory to this theological circulate. Heaney argues that the paintings of leading edge theologians John S. Mbiti and Jesse N. okay. Mugambi, very important of their personal correct, needs to now even be thought of on the subject of the continuing emergence of post-colonial theology. whilst this can be performed, clean views on either the character of post-colonial theology and contextual theology emerge. via a sympathetic and demanding analyzing of Mbiti and Mugambi, Heaney deals a sequence of positive strikes that counter the continuing temptation towards acontextualism that maintains to hang-out theology either within the North and within the South.

"This paintings breaks new flooring within the box of African theology and should be an important contribution to modern research."
--Christopher Rowland, Dean Ireland's Professor of the Exegesis of Holy Scripture, Queen's university, Oxford

"This is a well timed and special consultant to assist generate biblical, theological, and missiological awareness at the richness, breadth, intensity, and sometimes underappreciated relevance of African theology for the realm Church. for a few years to return, this can act as a dynamic source for theologians and church leaders around the globe who're keen on the contextualization of African theology and its demand transformative and liberative application."
--Rev. Canon Alfred uw'Imana Sebahene, Director of Extension schooling and African Public Theologian and Christian Ethicist, St. John's collage of Tanzania

"Robert Heaney presents valuable explanation of the content material of post-colonial theology via contemplating of its formative figures. during the visions of Mbiti and Mugambi . . . Heaney describes how African adventure can shed clean gentle on Christian lifestyles usually. it is a ground-breaking paintings that boosts attention of the way trust and perform can cohere with authenticity, contextually and past, for Anglicans and for individuals of all confessions."
--William L. Sachs, government Director of the guts for Interfaith Reconciliation at St. Stephens Episcopal Church, Richmond, Virginia

"Mbiti and Mugambi are towering figures within the learn of African non secular traditions. in spite of the fact that, via a few positive strikes, Heaney brings their voices squarely into the sphere of post-colonial proposal, permitting their paintings to aid us imagine deeply approximately coloniality and gear. Their voices carry either judgment and wish for these trying to subvert hegemonic energy and serve a God who's noticeable, as a rule, within the margins."
--Jonathan S. Barnes, MDiv, PhD, government of challenge schooling, international Ministries/DOM

"Robert Heaney has written a e-book of exceptional caliber and intensity. via using serious cultural theories and comparative theological tools, he exhibits the strengths and promise of post-colonial African theologies represented within the writings of Mbiti and Mugambi. Heaney's booklet is a journey de strength at the altering panorama of African theologies."
--Stan Chu Ilo, Assistant Professor of Catholic experiences, DePaul collage, Chicago

Robert S. Heaney is Assistant Professor of Christian venture and Director of the heart for Anglican Communion reviews at Virginia Theological Seminary.

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What's post-colonial theology? How does it relate to theology that emerged in traditionally colonial events? those are questions that get to the center of Robert S. Heaney's paintings as he considers the level to which theologians predating the emergence of post-colonial theology should be regarded as precursory to this theological circulate.

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