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How would re-imagining God as a black woman impact the identity and relevance of African Christianity? | This is africa

The Afro-Cuban painter, Harmonia Rosales, raises a double-pronged counter narrative in her artistic creations: racial as well as gender. When God pre-dated white christian missionaries in Africa, how much damage does the white and male images of the divine done to the identity consciousness of […]

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Historically-black church in Raleigh setting example for an African christian identity – Evangelical News Service

Christianity’s legacy of white supremacy in the Americas and colonialism in continental Africa implicates it in a racism that continually leaves peoples of African descent in disadvantage. As such, it is true that the continued presence of European images of God, formation materials, clergy and […]

An African Christianity re-imagined to empower African peoples – Africa Is a Country

Is the support given by African Evangelical leaders to Donald Trump, who openly demonstrated to care nothing about the interest of Africans, during the last US election the latest indication of the ways in which “Christianity leads Africans to militate against their own interests”? Two […]

What does Africa as the future of World Christianity mean for African Christianity? – The Gospel Coalition

If numerical dominance assured by faith makes World Christianity predominantly African as Jenkins predicts, it becomes a matter of urgent spiritual responsibility for African christians to re-consider “what” quality of christian faith will advantageously position Africa’s increasing demography in the coming world scene as well […]

What responsibilities follow the numerical dominance of Africans in World Christianity? – Quartz Africa

The projected numbers will certainly fill African christians with pride. But will the quality of religious faith be worth it for Africans and the world at large? How will African Christianity, the way it is going today, impact that future scenario? There are already more […]

World’s most committed christians live in Africa, Latin America, U.S. – Pew Research Center

Should “frequency of worship attendance” and “regularity in prayer” as benchmarks for judging christian commitment be enough for African Christianity when it has not effectively inspired a better quality of lives – spiritually, morally and socio-economically – for a substantial percentage of the people? Christianity […]

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Is the Indigenous spirituality of Africa able to positively domesticate African Christianity? – Harvard Gazette

In this ever-relevant interview, Nigeria’s Prof. Jacob Olupona confesses a conscious negotiation of his christian and African identities in a representative demonstration of the continuity of African religions in African Christianity. The details offer ideas on what makes for the complex manifestations of African Christianity. […]