Chapter 2 The Bible, Christianity and African Traditional Religions

In: Nourishing Mission
Author: Graham Kings

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Abstract

This chapter considers the following themes in the Bible and in African Traditional Religions: first, continuity (should the kikuyu name for God be written ngai or Ngai?); second, accommodation (what does it mean for the ‘treasures and wealth of the nations’ to be brought into the kingdom of God?); confrontation (is there such a thing as ‘theological fornication’?); and salvation (outside the church is there any salvation?). These themes are illustrated by contemporary stories of mission in Kenya.

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