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Born from Lament : The Theology and Politics of Hope in Africa (Paperback) (Emmanuel Katongole)

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Profound reflection on lament and hope arising out of Africa's immense suffering

There is no more urgent theological task than to provide an account of hope in Africa, given its endless cycles of violence, war, poverty, and displacement. So claims Emmanuel Katongole, a recognized, innovative theological voice from Africa.

In the midst of suffering, Katongole says, hope takes the form of "arguing" and "wrestling" with God. Such lament is not merely a cry of pain—it is a way of mourning, protesting, and appealing to God. As he unpacks the rich theological and social dimensions of the practice of lament in Africa, Katongole tells the stories of courageous Christian activists working for change in East Africa and invites readers to enter into lament along with them.
Number of Pages: 300
Genre: Religion + Beliefs
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Eerdmans Pub Co
Author: Emmanuel Katongole
Language: English
Street Date: April 21, 2017
TCIN: 51837912
UPC: 9780802874344
Item Number (DPCI): 248-35-4471
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