For freedom or bondage? : a critique of African pastoral practices / Esther E. Acolatse.

By: Acolatse, Esther
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, [2014]Description: v, 227 pages ; 22 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780802869890 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0802869890 (pbk. : alk. paper)Subject(s): Pastoral theology -- Africa | Theology, Practical -- AfricaDDC classification: 253.096 LOC classification: BV4011.3 | .A26 2014
Contents:
The church in Ghana: a window into contemporary African pastoral practice -- African cosmology and African Christian theology -- Barth's theological anthropology: an overview -- African theological anthropology in the light of Barth's theological anthropology -- African theological anthropology: a Jungian perspective -- Toward a model for pastoral counseling.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-212) and index.

The church in Ghana: a window into contemporary African pastoral practice -- African cosmology and African Christian theology -- Barth's theological anthropology: an overview -- African theological anthropology in the light of Barth's theological anthropology -- African theological anthropology: a Jungian perspective -- Toward a model for pastoral counseling.

Comment by Myka S.
02/06/2015

This is the Friday Featured New Book for February 6, 2015.

From the publisher's website: "In For Freedom or Bondage? Esther Acolatse argues that Christian pastoral practices in many African churches include too much influence from African traditional religions. She examines Ghana Independent Charismatic churches as a case study, offering theological and psychological analysis of current pastoral care practices through the lenses of Barth and Jung. Facilitating a three-strand conversation between African traditional religion, Barthian theology, and Jungian analytical psychology, Acolatse interrogates problematic cultural narratives and offers a more nuanced approach to pastoral care."

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