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Christian spirituality in Africa : biblical, historical, and cultural perspectives from Kenya /
author
Sung Kyu Park.
imprint
Eugene, Ore. : Pickwick Publications, 2013.
description
xi, 217 pages : illustrations ;
ISBN
9781620324653

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imprint
Eugene, Ore. : Pickwick Publications, 2013.
isbn
9781620324653
contents note
The subject of spirituality -- Biblical spirituality -- Patristic and medieval spirituality -- Protestant spirituality -- Mission Christianity -- East Africa revival movement & charismatic and Pentecostal movements -- African culture (the Kikuyu) -- African traditional religion -- Secularization and spiritual formation.
catalogue key
8739932
 
Includes bibliographical references (p.199-209) and index.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
Sung Kyu Park (BA, University of California Los Angeles; MDiv, Talbot School of Theology; ThM, Fuller Seminary; PhD, University of Pretoria). He has been a missionary in Kenya for more than 10 years. He is director/founder of Africa Gospel Outreach ministries (AGO). He also teaches theology at Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology (NEGST).
Summaries
Main Description
Christian Spirituality in Africa holistically approaches the convergence of East/West, and Christian/Traditional African religions. Its theological, historical, and anthropological perspectives contribute to a balanced understanding of Christian spirituality/transformation in an African context.
Table of Contents
Prefacep. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
The Subject of Spiritualityp. 1
Biblical and Christian Traditional Spiritualities
Biblical Spiritualityp. 11
Patristic and Medieval Spiritualityp. 37
Protestant Spiritualityp. 64
Development of Christianity in Kenya
Mission Christianityp. 85
East Africa Revival Movement and Charismatic and Pentecostal Movementsp. 111
African Culture and Religion
African Culturep. 135
African Traditional Religionp. 164
Secularization and Spiritual Formationp. 186
Bibliographyp. 199
Indexp. 211
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