Bibliography: Christian Encounter with African Traditional Religion

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Achampong-Baifie, Kwaku. The Sacrifices of God- The Pouring of Libation. Accra-North: Pinamano Press limited, 1992.

Adeyemo, Tokunboh. Salvation in African Tradition. Nairobi: Evangel Publishing House, 1979.

Asempa Publishers, ed.The Rise of Independant Churches in Ghana. Accra: Asempa Publishers, 1990.

Ayisi, Eric O. An Introduction to the Study of African Culture, 2d ed. Nairobi: East African Educational Publishers, 1992.

Bahemuka, Judith Mbula. Our Religious Heritage. Lagos: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1982.

Bannerman- Richter, Gabriel. The Practice of Witchcraft in Ghana. Elk Grove: Gabari Publishing Company, 1982

Barrett, David, B. African Initiatives in Religion. Nairobi: East African Publishing House, 1971.

Bediako, Kwame. Jesus in Africa- The Christian Gospel in African History and Experience. Carlisle: Editions Cle and Regnum Africa, 2000.

________. Jesus in African Culture- A Ghanaian Perspective. Accra: Asempa Publishers, 1990.

________. Theology and Identity- The Impact of Culture Upon Christian Thought in the Second Century and in Modern Africa. Carlisle: Regnum Books, 1999.

Beethem, T.A. Christianity and the New Africa. London: Pall Mall Press, 1967.

Berman, Edward H., ed. African Reactions to Missionary Education. New York: Teachers College Press, 1975.

Donovan, Vincent J. Christianity Rediscovered- An Epistle from the Masai. London: SCM Press LTD.

Ellingworth, Paul and Kwesi Dickson, eds. Biblical Revelation and African Beliefs.London: Lutterworth Press, 1969.

Ferdinando, Keith. The Triumph of Christ in African Perspective- A Study of Demonology and Redemption in the African Context. Carlisle: Paternoster Press, 1999.

Gehman, Richard J. African Traditional Religion in Biblical Perspective. Kijabe: Kesho Publications, 1987.

________. Doing African Christian Theology- An Evangelical Perspective.

Nairobi: Evangel Publishing House, 1987.

Hastings, Adrian. Church and Mission in Modern Africa. London: Burn and Oates, 1967.

________. Mission and Ministry. London: Sheed and Ward, 1971.

Healey, Joseph and Donald Sybertz. Towards an African Narrative Theology. Limuru: Paulines Publications Africa, 1996.

Idowu, E. Boloji. African Traditional Religion. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1975.

Imasogie, Osadolor. Guidelines for Christian Theology in Africa. Africa Christian Press, 1993.

Kataza, Eugene and Aylward Shorter, eds. Missionaries to Yourselves- African Catechists Today. London: Geoffry Chapman, 1972.

Kato, Byang H. Biblical Christianity in Africa. Africa Christian Press, 1985.

_________. Theological Pitfalls in Africa. Kisumu: Evangel Publishing House, 1975.

Mbiti, John S. African Religions and Philosophy. London: Heinemann, 1970.

________. Akamba Stories. London: Oxford University Press, 1966.

________. Bible and Theology in African Christianity. Nairobi: Oxford University Press, 1986.

________. The Crisis of Mission in Africa. Mukono: Uganda Church Press, 1971.

________. Introduction to African Religion, 2d ed. Nairobi: East African Educational Publishers, 1992.

________. New Testament Eschatology in an African Background- A Study of the Encounter Between New Testament Theology and African Traditional Concepts. London: Oxford University Press, 1971.

________. Poems of Nature and Faith. Nairobi: East African Publishing House, 1969.

Mitchell, Robert Cameron. African Primal Religions. Niles: Argus Communications, 1977.

Muga, Erasto. African Response to Western Christian Religion. Kampala: East Africa Literature Bureau, 1975.

Mugambi, J.N.K. African Heritage and Contemporary Christianity. Nairobi: Longman Kenya, 1989.

Mugambi, Jesse, N.K. The Biblical basis for Evangelization- Theological reflections Based on African Experience. Nairobi: Oxford University press, 1989.

Ngugi, Wa Thiong’ O. Decolonising the Mind- The Politics of language in African Literature. Nairobi: East African Educational Publishers Ltd., 1986.

Nthamburi, Zablon. The African Church at the Crossroads- A Strategy for Indigenization. Nairobi: Uzima Press, 1991.

Nyamiti, Charles. African Tradition and the Christian God. Eldoret: Gaba Publications.

________. Christ as Our Ancestor- Christology from an African Perspective.Gweru: Mambo Press, 1984.

Opoku, Kofi Asare. West African Traditional Religion. Accra: FEP International Private Limited, 1978.

Olupona, Jacob, K. African Traditional Religions in Contemporary Society. New York: Paragon House, 1991.

Parker, Anthony B. The Doctrine of Revelation in African Christian Theology. Master’s thesis. Abilene Christian University, 1992.

P’Bitek, Okot. African Religions in Western Scholarship. Kampala: Uganda Literature Bureau, 1980.

Ray, Benjamin, C. African Religions- Symbol, Ritual, and Community. New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1976.

Sarpong, Peter. Ghana in Retrospect- Some Aspects of Ghanaian Culture. Tema: Ghana Publishing Company, 1974.

Shorter, A. and company. Towards African Christian Maturity. Kampala: St. Paul’s Publications-Africa, 1987.

Steeves, Guy W. Contextualizing the Atonement for the Sukuma Tribe of Tanzania. Ph.D. diss. Abilene Christian University, 1990.

Sundkler, Bengt. The Christian Ministry in Africa. London: SCM Press LTD., 1962.

Taber, Charles R., ed. The Church in Africa 1977. Pasadena: William Carey Library, 1977.

Van Rheenen, Gailyn. Communicating Christ in Animistic Contexts. Pasadena: William Carey Library, 1991.

Westerlund, David. African Religion in African Scholarship: A preliminary Study of the Religious and Political Background. Stochholm: Almqvist and Wiksell International Stockholm, 1985.

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