The Power of Interpretation : Conflicting Discourses on New Forms of African Christianity.

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: Hock, Klaus, 1955-
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Wiesbaden : Harrassowitz Verlag, 2017.
Series:Studien zur Aussereuropäischen Christentumsgeschichte (Asien, Afrika, Lateinamerika) /Studies in the History of Christianity in the Non-Western World (Asia, Africa, Latin America)
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Table of Contents; KLAUS HOCK: Preface; KLAUS HOCK: Introduction: New Perspectives, New Foci: Topological Dispositions of African Christianity; 1. PAUL GIFFORD: A Nigerian Reading of the Bible and its Interpretational Power; I. Genealogical Dispositions: The Power of Interpretation in and of African Christianities in Historical Perspective; 2. DAVIDE DAINESE: 'Oikoumene' as Globalisation: Conflicts in Forms of Christian Life in Africa (Third to Fourth Centuries).
  • 10. CHARLOTTE EISENBERG: German-Ghanaian Encounters in the Church: An Empirical View on Power Structures in Ecumenical Relationships11. CLAUDIA JAHNEL: "This is my Body Broken for You." Entangled Discourse on the Body in African Theology ; 12. AFE ADOGAME: Towards Digital Divination? Modes of Negotiating Authenticity and Knowledges in Indigenous African Epistemologies ; List of Authors; Backcover.
  • 3. SILVIA CRISTOFORI: Conversions and Revolutions in Buganda (1877-1889): The Clash of Interpretations of a Conflicting Phase of Globalisation4. FRIEDER LUDWIG: Reconstructing History, Reconstructing Theology: Discourses on "African Destiny" in the Transatlantic World, c. 1830 to c. 1930; 5. W. PHUTI MOGASE: Women's Voices in Gendered Spaces: The West African Christian Elite, the West African Pressand the Power of Interpretation, c. 1880-1931; 6. MICHEL NANA: L'Église catholique et les mouvements prophétiques africains en Côte d'Ivoire : choc ou rencontre? (1913-1995).
  • II. Transconfigurations: The Power of Interpretationin and of New Forms of African Christianities7. ANDREAS HEUSER: "Prisms, Mirrors, and Refractions": There-Centric Perceptions of Basel Mission History in Ghana; 8. WERNER KAHL: Mother-Tongue Biblical Hermeneutics: Reclaiming Interpretive Power in Ghana
  • Miracles, Homosexuality and Bible Translation as Case-Studies ; 9. CHRISTINE GÜHNE: From Victim to Victor: New Christian Identities in Africa and Their Effect on Development.