The doctrine of God in African Christian thought [electronic resource] : the Holy Trinity, theological hermeneutics, and the African intellectual culture / by James Henry Owino Kombo
- Kombo, James Henry Owino
- Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007.
- Physical Description:
- xiii, 298 p. ; 25 cm.
- Studies in Reformed theology, 1571-4799 ; v. 14
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- Prologue -- pt. 1. The doctrine of the Trinity : the Bible and the Church Fathers. An analysis of the biblical roots of the doctrine of the Trinity -- The emergence of the doctrine of immanent Trinity -- pt. 2. Western theologies' responses to the doctrine of the Trinity. God as essence -- God as an absolute subject -- God as community in unity -- Issues in the Western reinterpretations -- pt. 3. The doctrine of God in African inculturation theology. The African conceptual framework -- The notion of God among the African peoples : the accounts of B. Idowu, J.S. Mbiti, and G.M. Setiloane -- Moving beyond the African notion of God: clearing ground for the doctrine of the Trinity -- pt. 4. From the African concepts of God to the doctrine of the Trinity. God as the 'Great Muntu' manifested by the Son and the Holy Spirit -- Fostering the view of God as the 'Great Muntu' manifested by the Son and the Holy Spirit.
- 9789004158047 (alk. paper) and 9004158049 (alk. paper)
- Originally presented as the author's thesis (D. Th.)--University of Stellenbosch, 2000.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (p. -292) and indexes.
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