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On postcolonial African Christology


Let’s┬áreturn to Evangelical Postcolonial Conversations and the chapter by Victor Ifeanyi Ezigbo and Reggie L Williams, ‘Converting a colonialist Christ: toward an African postcolonial Christology’. Ezigbo and Williams begin by pointing to the African theological quest to reimagine Jesus’ identity and significance for today. It might sound strange to reimagine […]

Julius Nyerere on university students


Julius Nyerere was Baba wa Taifa of Tanzania, ‘Father of the Nation’, and his portrait still hangs in many shops, banks and schools. He also bore the title Mwalimu, ‘Teacher’. Education was a massive priority for him and this is what he had to say about university students. Those who […]

One year in: tricky things


There are many things to love about life in Tanzania, but there are always some things that come more naturally than others. Some aspects of culture are still tricky for us, and some things we’re just not that used to yet, or able to function as well in. That’s not […]

One year in: things I love


Today we have been in Tanzania for a year. There are many things to love about living here and some that we still find tricky. I thought I’d share some of them with you. Things I love about living in Tanzania: The fruit! Mangos, avocadoes and pineapples! Especially at this […]