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Being Human in Africa

Toward an African Christian Anthropology

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Augustine Musopole

Professor Ali Mazrui has stated that black Africans have been humiliated by other peoples in the world, especially Europeans. The question that this book seeks to address is: How does one make theological sense of such a humiliated humanity? It is the contention of Being Human in Africa that the theological meaning can only be derived by beginning with the African peoples' own self-understanding and definition. In order to establish that self-understanding and definition, the book looks at the dilemmas of identity, historical consciousness, cultural salvation, change and modernity, and epistemology.