Research Papers/Topics in Religious Studies

THE AMBIGUITIES OF OKOT PBITEK'S DECOLONIZATION OF AFRICAN RELIGION

Abstract A cursory glance reveals that anthropologists, philosophers, historians, colonial masters and missionaries have understood Africa variously. Unfortunately, this understanding has  often been in the negative. This has relegated  Africa  to  the background of mere obscurantism, and misled the world into believing that Africans are savages, primitive and reside in a dark continent where they sleep on trees, eat raw fruits and consort with apes. The need to ...

LUKE 4:14-21 AS MODEL FOR PRAXIS ORIENTED MISSION IN THE CHURCH TODAY

The Missions of the church is the concern that in places where there are no Christians there should be Christians, In other words, Missions means to plant churches through evangelism (Newbigin 23). He adds that the aim of missions should be the establishment of a new Christian community that is as broad as society and is as true to the national situation. He has in mind here the idea of Christianization that is highly questionable today in a world that is characterized by religious pluralism ...