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Adolphus Chikezie Anuka
Mmanwu and Mission among the Igbo People of Nigeria
An Inculturative Dialogue
Reihe: Beiträge zur Missionswissenschaft / Interkulturellen Theologie
Bd. 43, 2018, 344 S., 39.90 EUR, 39.90 CHF, br., ISBN 978-3-643-91063-9

The joy over the growth of Christianity in Africa is also a challenge to all concerned to help Christianity take roots, ennoble and become one with the cultural life of the numerous tribes of Africa.

This missionary expectation is not yet fully realized in many local churches in Africa. From these perspectives, Adolphus Chikezie Anuka inaugurates a new brand of concrete, target-oriented emphasis on dialogical inculturation. In this book, the Mmanwu cultural institution of the Igbo people of south eastern Nigeria stands in central focus, opening itself to the influences of Christian values as well as speaking to the religious assumptions of Christianity.

The theoretical results of this research work and its practical pastoral suggestions are both enlightening and appealing.

Adolphus Chikezie Anuka, born 1971 in Ozalla Nigeria, studied Philosophy, Theology, Education and Religion in Enugu and Awka Nigeria. His doctoral studies was in St. Augustin Germany and he is currently doing a post-doctoral research work at the University of Bonn Germany.

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