In Orobator’s discussion of the relationship between faith and culture, and how this has unfolded in the African context, he provides some useful distinctions for words that can sometimes sound pretty similar!
This is the round up of Agbonkhianmeghe E. Orobator’s Theology brewed in an African pot which I’ve been writing about for the past few weeks. This is just a book that teaches theology: it’s an example of an African doing theology more than a treatise on how or why it […]
Orobator’s Jesuit background means that Mariology features in his Theology brewed in an African pot. It’s a fascinating chapter which he ends with a prayer to Mary using some African proverbs about mothers. I loved how he’s taken the experience of women and used this as a prayer for Africa. If […]
The basis for one of Orobator’s prayers in Theology brewed in an African pot is some African proverbs the celebrate the joy and dignity of motherhood. I share the proverbs here. I wonder which ones resonate with you and which ones you find more foreign?
Many of Orobator’s categories are recognisably and classically Christian. In his treatment of the Trinity, he suggests that the issue for the African is how the One God (a familiar concept in traditional African religion) can in fact be three. He suggests that explanations of ‘three persons’ have drawn too […]
Nigerian Agbonkhianmeghe E Orobator‘s Theology Brewed in an African Pot is aimed at ‘non-professional Christians’ in Africa as well as those from outside the continent who are interested in learning how theology is done in Africa. There are many things that Christians of different backgrounds can agree on as central to theology […]