The Bible and violence in Africa : papers presented at the BiAS meeting 2014 in Windhoek (Namibia), with some additional contributions / Johannes Hunter & Joachin Kügler (eds.).

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  • English
  • French
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Bamberg : University of Bamberg Press, 2016.
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328 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.

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Conference held July 2014 at University of Namibia, Windhoek; part of a biannual conference series on Bible in Africa Studies, organized by University of Bamberg with other colleagues.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references.
Language note
In English with 1 contribution in French.
Contents
  • How to deal with violence in Biblical texts / Ottmar Fuchs
  • The Bible and others: root of violence in Africa? / Jeremy Punt
  • Rethinking the role of group thought in religious violence and extremism / Obert Bernard Mlambo & Clive Tendai Zimunya
  • Compassion
  • a uniting and binding ethos for pluralistic Africa / Theophilus Ugbedeojo Ejeh
  • The historical Jesus and (non- )violence / Eben Scheffler
  • Marginalisation and electoral violence / Solomon Olusola Ademiluka
  • Rwanda, Auschwitz, Shechem
  • locations of violence in Africa, Europe and in the Bible / Stephanie Feder
  • The Bible and faith-based homophobia/homomisia in Africa / Joachim Kügler
  • Precursor to restoration: Biblical violence in perspective / Canisius Mwandayi & Lucky Hwati
  • Violence in Africa and violence in the atonement: possible solutions / Pieter Verster
  • The applicability of Jesus' ethics as a panacea to the thorny issue of peace and reconciliation in Zimbabwe, 2008-2013 / Sheila Wimbai Chamburuka & Phillemon Munyaradzi Chamburuka
  • Proverbs 31 woman: Pentecostalism and 'disempowering femininities' and 'oppressive masculinities' in Zimbabwe / Kudzai Biri
  • The Pentecostal understanding of violence vs. peace in Zimbabwean society / Francis Machingura
  • The Bible, violence, women, and African Initiated Churches in Zimbabwe / Elizabeth Vengeyi
  • Zimbabweans and the prophetic frenzy / Molly Manyonganise
  • "A voice is heard in Ramah!" (Jeremiah 31-15) / Nyasha Madzokere & Francis Machingura
  • Christianisme et Islam au Cameroun / Jacques Fulbert Owono.
ISBN
  • 9783863093938 ((paperback))
  • 3863093933 ((paperback))
LCCN
2017376040
OCLC
957343077
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N - S
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