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Pentecostal Theology in Africa (new series)

African Pentecostal Theology

When I read Pentecostal Theology in Africa, I felt that it articulated many of the things Arthur and I have wondered at or groped for as we’ve been trying to understand Pentecostalism in Tanzania. Clifton Clarke’s introduction interacts with Ogbu Kalu’s work on Africa’s Pentecostalism. Kalu is against the view […]

Mothers on the Margin 4: Ruth

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Part one, part two, part three “This week, we have been using a sheet of paper to help us to consider what the Bible says about marginalised people. We have imagined that this sheet of paper is society. Strength and status are found in the centre, and as you go […]

On being called ‘mzungu’

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MZUNGU. We hear this all the time. Called out to Elliot in our backyard as people pass by; whispered in a tone of surprise when I walk into a shop where people haven’t seen me before; used as a description when someone answers their phone while at our house and […]

Mothers on the Margin 3: Rahab

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Part one, part two. “This week we are considering the theme of marginalised people in our society because when we read Matthew 1 and the lineage of Jesus Christ, we see several women who are on the margins of Israel but at included for our benefit. Today we will consider […]