Encountering God in the Abyss of Suffering
The work unfolds in two parts. In the first part, a description of the misery that characterises much of life in Africa in the recent past opens up to a theological consideration of the underlying causes and of God’s response to them. In the second part, the joy which is so characteristic of life in Africa even in places of immense suffering sets the scene for detailed reflections on liturgy, memory, forgiveness and hope.
Index Abba, 129, 135, 209 Abel, 77, 172, 301, 324 Abraham, 294 Adam, 54–55 and Eve, 77, 86 sin of, 183 Africa’s “first world war”, 8 African, synod, 21 traditional religions, 25–30, 31, 38, 85, 86, 165 worldview, 25, 279 agricultural policy, 36 ai...
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