We spent a fair bit of our time in Australia talking about prosperity as a distinctive of Tanzanian theology, and the question of how to live wisely and well as a Christian. A fairly common question we got was how eschatology plays into this. That is, how does the return […]
This post was written in 2014. We’re publishing it now before a new round of posts in the lead-up to our time in Australia. ‘So what do you and I actually think about the Canaanite genocide these days, Tamie?’ I asked. It’s a curly question for anyone who considers themselves a […]
An unpublished review written in 2014 for a university ministry website. Here in Tanzania, a pastor friend of mine has a chicken project to empower people in his local church. You get a loan to buy three chickens and you pay it back by selling the eggs. As the chickens […]
What do you make of this image? Where does it take you? City Wonder (introduction/all posts) is a series of visual meditations on the city, exploring themes like creativity, ecology and decay/renewal. Each image is a window into a realm or mindframe; an invitation to an ethos or concept; a meditation on histories […]
As I indicated earlier, liberation theology provides a pre-existing parallel to postcolonial criticism, and this what Gilberto Lozano and Federico A Roth explore in ‘The problem and promise of praxis in postcolonial criticism’, one of the most critical and constructive chapters in Evangelical Postcolonial Conversations. Liberation theology originally took focus not in the academic world […]
[vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/105108849 w=600] Tanzania Snapshots is our educational video library, designed to provide cross-cultural perspectives for our partner churches.