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  1. Emerging Trends and Questions in African Philosophy of Religion.Ada Agada, Aribiah Attoe & Jonathan Chimakonam (eds.) - forthcoming
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  2. Religion as a Social Identity Buffer: Exploring the national, ethnic, and religious identities of Sub-Saharan African Christian immigrants in Europe.Patricia Eunice Miraflores - forthcoming - Euroculture Consortium.
    Social integration was theorized to be a ‘secularizing’ process for immigrants in Western Europe. Assuming that immigrants adapt to new social environments by complying with the mainstream culture of their receiving countries, immigrant religiosity is expected to decline as they assimilate in societies where secular norms prevail. Alternatively, religion could be a coping mechanism for immigrants who struggle to assimilate in their receiving countries. ‘Buffer’ theories of religion suggest that religious identity could be interchangeable with ethnicity and nationality to mitigate (...)
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  3. African Philosophy of Religion and Western Monotheism.Kirk Lougheed, Motsamai Molefe & Thaddeus Metz - 2024 - Cambridge University Press. Edited by Motsamai Molefe & Thaddeus Metz.
    The Abrahamic faiths of Christianity, Judaism, and Islam are typically recognized as the world’s major monotheistic religions. However, African Traditional Religion is, despite often including lesser spirits and gods, a monotheistic religion with numerous adherents in sub-Saharan Africa; it includes the idea of a single most powerful God responsible for the creation and sustenance of everything else. This Element focuses on drawing attention to this major world religion that has been much neglected by scholars around the globe, particularly those working (...)
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  4. Revisiting African Spirituality: A reference to Missiological Institute consultations of 1965 and 1967.James K. Mashabela - 2024 - HTS Theological Studies 80 (2):1-8.
    This article revisits the hope of the First and Fourth Missiological Institute (MI) consultations in 1965 and 1967 regarding the survival of African Spirituality as relevant to the daily life of South African churches. African Spirituality has played a significant role in the cultural context of Africans. In the African context, African Spirituality is intertwined with life, death, and health, which co-exist with material aspects and the economy as gracious gifts from God. The churches in South Africa and elsewhere in (...)
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  5. Enslaved by African angels: Swedenborg on African superiority, evangelization, and slavery.Vincent Roy-Di Piazza - 2024 - Intellectual History Review 34 (2):401-431.
    This article provides the first extensive study of Emanuel Swedenborg’s (1688–1772) views on Africans and slavery. Although significant scholarship has been devoted to Swedenborg’s influence on the British abolitionist movement in the 1780s-1790s, comparably little has been written on the ideas and context which inspired this influence in the first place. This article explores Swedenborg’s ties to networks and debates about African evangelization, colonization, and slavery during the neglected period of the Swedish Age of Liberty (1719–1772). It shows that Swedenborg (...)
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  6. God’s Existence and the Problem of Evil in African Philosophy of Religion.Ada Agada - 2023 - In Björn Freter, Elvis Imafidon & Mpho Tshivhase (eds.), Handbook of African Philosophy. Dordrecht, New York: Springer Verlag. pp. 555-574.
    Traditional African societies tend to favor a theocentric and anthropocentric conception of the universe, with God at the top of the hierarchy of being, in which the human sphere is a major center of influence and meaning. God is sometimes conceived in the traditional theistic sense and attributed with superlative qualities of omnipotence, omniscience, and benevolence. On the other hand, a more critical study of oral sources of African traditional religious thought constrains the traditional theistic interpretation and presents the idea (...)
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  7. Ancestor Christology: Re-assessing Bénézet Bujo’s contribution to African theology.Cleusa Caldeira & Ikenna Paschal Okpaleke - 2023 - Horizonte 20 (63):e206314.
    As tentativas de desenvolver uma cristologia a partir de uma perspectiva exclusivamente africana podem ser consideradas uma das expressões contextuais do empreendimento teológico cristão. É claro que, no contexto do Cristianismo mundial, toda teologia é contextual. Este artigo, explora criticamente as ideias cristológicas de um dos principais teólogos africanos, Bénézet Bujo, situa as muitas reflexões sobre Cristo no contexto africano. O artigo argumenta consistentemente a favor da necessidade da cristologia africana e de uma compreensão aprofundada do argumento de Bujo, para (...)
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  8. A critique of “African Philosophy of Religion from a Global Perspective: Deities, Ancestors, Relationality and the Problem of Evil”.Emeka C. Ekeke - 2023 - Filosofia Theoretica: Journal of African Philosophy, Culture and Religions 12 (3):55-61.
    This critique thoroughly examines the scholarly article "African Philosophy of Religion from a Global Perspective: Deities, Ancestors, Relationality, and the Problem of Evil" written by Luís Cordeiro-Rodrigues and Jonathan Chimakonam. The main aims of this critique are to examine the article's impact on African Philosophy of Religion and evaluate its merits and limitations. Employing a qualitative research methodology, this critique examines the complex dynamics that exist between deities, ancestors, relationality, and the issue of evil within the African religious framework. In (...)
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  9. A Critique of “The Question of the Nature of God from the African Place”.Emeka C. Ekeke & Enyioma E. Nwosu - 2023 - Filosofia Theoretica: Journal of African Philosophy, Culture and Religions 12 (2):73-82.
    This critique engages with the article titled "The Question of the Nature of God from the African Place," by L. Uchenna OGBONNAYA published in Vol. 11. No.1 of this journal. This critique will employ a focused argumentative methodology to assess its contributions to the discourse on African Philosophy of Religion. It will also evaluate the article's strengths and weaknesses, emphasizing the articulation and support of key arguments. Through a systematic examination of the presented evidence and methodological approach, the critique aims (...)
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  10. Onto-normative Monism in the ሐተታ (ḥāteta) of Zär’aYaʿǝqob: Insights into Ethiopian Epistemology and Lessons for the Problem of Superiorism.Björn Freter - 2023 - In Peter Aloysius Ikhane & Isaac E. Ukpokolo (eds.), African Epistemology: Essays on Being and Knowledge. New York, NY: Routledge.
    In this contribution, we will analyse the inquiry (ሐተታ, ḥāteta), written by Ethiopian scholar, Zera Yaqob, ዘርአ፡ያዕቆብ, Seed of Jacob (Sumner, 1976: 4, I). His philosophy resists a division into the basic disciplines customary in Western philosophy, his arguments, as we wish to propose with caution, combine metaphysics, ethics, and epistemology in a way that is almost impossible to separate. We will thus not be able to identify purely epistemological principles in his philosophy. However, since Zera Yaqob is deeply concerned (...)
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  11. AFRICAN THEOLOGY AND CULTURAL IDENTITY IN A GLOBAL COMMUNITY.Ikechukwu Anthony Kanu (ed.) - 2023 - USA: APAS.
    Proceedings of the 2023 International Conference of the Association for the Promotion of African Studies (APAS) held at the University of Nigeria Nsukka on 24th - 27th May.
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  12. AFRICAN PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS IN A GLOBAL COMMUNITY.Ikechukwu Anthony Kanu (ed.) - 2023 - USA: APAS.
    Proceedings of the 2023 International Conference of the Association for the Promotion of African Studies (APAS) held at the University of Nigeria Nsukka on 24th - 27th May.
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  13. Traditional African Religion and Non-Doxastic Accounts of Faith.Kirk Lougheed - 2023 - Filosofia Theoretica: Journal of African Philosophy, Culture and Religions 12 (2):33-54.
    In the recent Anglo-American philosophy of religion, significant attention has been given to the nature of faith. My goal is to show that some of the recent discussion of faith can be fruitfully brought to bear on a problem for a less globally well-known version of monotheism found in African Traditional Religion. I argue that African Traditional Religion could benefit from utilizing non-doxastic accounts of faith. For a significant number of Africans questioning authority or tradition, including the tenets of African (...)
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  14. Review of Book on Contemporary African Theology “The Routledge Handbook of African Theology” еdited by E.K. Bongmba. [REVIEW]Jude Ch Mbina - 2023 - RUDN Journal of Philosophy 27 (4):1042-1046.
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  15. Religion, Education, and the Well-Being of Citizens of Nigeria.Olutoyin Mejiuni & Bolaji Olukemi Bateye - 2023 - In Bolaji Bateye, Mahmoud Masaeli, Louise F. Müller & Angela C. M. Roothaan (eds.), Wellbeing in African Philosophy: Insights for a Global Ethics of Development. Lanham, USA: Rowman and Littlefield.
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  16. African Theories of Meaning in Life: A Critical Assessment (Repr.).Thaddeus Metz - 2023 - In Aribiah D. Attoe (ed.), African Perspectives on the Question of Life’s Meaning. Routledge. pp. 21-34.
    Reprint of an article that first appeared in a special issue of the South African Journal of Philosophy devoted to life's meaning in the African tradition.
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  17. How African Conceptions of God Bear on Life's Meaning.Thaddeus Metz - 2023 - Religious Studies 59 (2):340-354.
    Up to now, a very large majority of work in the religious philosophy of life’s meaning has presumed a conception of God that is Abrahamic. In contrast, in this essay I critically discuss some of the desirable and undesirable facets of Traditional African Religion’s salient conceptions of God as they bear on meaning in life. Given an interest in a maximally meaningful life, and supposing meaning would come from fulfiling God’s purpose for us, would it be reasonable to prefer God (...)
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  18. Toward a Philosophy of African Endogenous Religions.Lawrence Ogbo Ugwuanyi - 2023 - In Björn Freter, Elvis Imafidon & Mpho Tshivhase (eds.), Handbook of African Philosophy. Dordrecht, New York: Springer Verlag. pp. 539-554.
    This work sets out to engage African endogenous religions with the view to articulate the philosophical principles that will account for the wisdom around which endogenous African religious beliefs are anchored. The work aims to locate how it can be held that there is distinct wisdom that defines endogenous religious practices in Africa. The work will engage African endogenous religious belief(s) as they are practiced in several parts of Nigeria and distill the key features of the practice to abstract from (...)
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  19. Christian social ethics: contemporary issues facing African Christianity.GoodFriday N. Aghawenu - 2022 - [Nigeria]: Mongraphics Publishing.
  20. Redefining the Problem of Evil in the Context of a Predeterministic World: New Conversations with the Traditional African Worldview.Aribiah David Attoe - 2022 - Filosofia Theoretica: Journal of African Philosophy, Culture and Religions 11 (1):9-26.
    Merciful, holy, all-powerful, all-knowing, spirit, unchanging, the first cause, unknowable. These are just some of the properties that some scholars of African religions have attributed to the being they call God. Setting aside accusations that some of these properties reflect the colonially imposed religions, it is almost taken as a given that these properties really do belong to some of the various versions of the African God. This, then, raises the question: how is it ever the case that the present (...)
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  21. Why the Problem of Evil Might not be a Problem after all in African Philosophy of Religion.Amara Esther Chimakonam - 2022 - Filosofia Theoretica 11 (1):27-39.
    For decades, the problem of evil has occupied a centre stage in the Western philosophical discourse of the existence of God. The problem centres on the unlikelihood to reconcile the existence of an absolute and morally perfect God with the evidence of evil in the universe. This is the evidential problem of evil that has been a source of dispute among theists, atheists, agnostics, and sceptics. There seems to be no end to this dispute, making the problem of evil a (...)
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  22. Why the Problem of Evil Might not be a Problem after all in African Philosophy of Religion.Amara Esther Chimakonam - 2022 - Filosofia Theoretica: Journal of African Philosophy, Culture and Religions 11 (1):27-40.
    For decades, the problem of evil has occupied a centre stage in the Western philosophical discourse of the existence of God. The problem centres on the unlikelihood to reconcile the existence of an absolute and morally perfect God with the evidence of evil in the universe. This is the evidential problem of evil that has been a source of dispute among theists, atheists, agnostics, and sceptics. There seems to be no end to this dispute, making the problem of evil a (...)
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  23. Indigenous African Religions (IARs) and the Relational Value of Tolerance.Jonathan O. Chimakonam - 2022 - Filosofia Theoretica 11 (1):97-113.
    This essay argues that the inherent value of Indigenous African Religions, which ensures that the belief in different gods does not eclipse the fact of common humanity might be of importance to contemporary Africa plagued by ceaseless conflicts. The IAR ideology contrasts, for example, with that of Christianity which views the Christian God as the one true God and regards those who worship a different God as pagans and gentiles. It also contrasts with the ideology of Islam, which views Allah (...)
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  24. Indigenous African Religions (IARs) and the Relational Value of Tolerance: Addressing the evil of violent conflicts in Africa.Jonathan O. Chimakonam - 2022 - Filosofia Theoretica: Journal of African Philosophy, Culture and Religions 11 (1):97-114.
    This essay argues that the inherent value of Indigenous African Religions, which ensures that the belief in different gods does not eclipse the fact of common humanity might be of importance to contemporary Africa plagued by ceaseless conflicts. The IAR ideology contrasts, for example, with that of Christianity which views the Christian God as the one true God and regards those who worship a different God as pagans and gentiles. It also contrasts with the ideology of Islam, which views Allah (...)
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  25. Christianity in the Kingdom of Kongo and Western Theism: A Comparative Study of the Problem of Evil.Luís Cordeiro-Rodrigues - 2022 - Philosophia Africana 21 (1):13-27.
    Philosophers have been intrigued by the problem of evil for centuries: How can God and evil coexist? This article tries to answer this question by using Kongolese religious thought from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. I contend that the Kongolese view gleaned from historical sources and complemented by contemporary African philosophical scholarship contains sufficient resources to reply to this problem coherently. Particularly, I argue that, from the Kongolese viewpoint, evil in the world can be explained as follows. God and other (...)
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  26. African Philosophy of Religion: Concepts of God, Ancestors, and the Problem of Evil.Luís Cordeiro-Rodrigues & Ada Agada - 2022 - Philosophy Compass 17 (8):e12864.
    Philosophy Compass, Volume 17, Issue 8, August 2022.
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  27. African Philosophy of Religion from a Global Perspective: Deities, Ancestors, Relationality and the Problem of Evil.Luís Cordeiro-Rodrigues & Jonathan O. Chimakonam - 2022 - Filosofia Theoretica: Journal of African Philosophy, Culture and Religions 11 (1):1-8.
    In this essay, we explore what the African Philosophy of Religion would look like from both a mono-disciplinary and comparative perspectives. To do this, a few concepts such as Gods, ancestorhood, relationality, and the problem of evil that appear in the essays in this special issue will be highlighted. Our aim here is not to provide a lengthy and rigorous analysis of the field of African Philosophy of Religion or even some of its main concepts, but to offer a platform (...)
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  28. African Philosophy of Religion from a Global Perspective.Luis Cordeiro-Rodrigues & Jonathan O. Chimakonam - 2022 - Filosofia Theoretica 11 (1):1-7.
    In this essay, we explore what the African Philosophy of Religion would look like from both a mono-disciplinary and comparative perspectives. To do this, a few concepts such as Gods, ancestorhood, relationality, and the problem of evil that appear in the essays in this special issue will be highlighted. Our aim here is not to provide a lengthy and rigorous analysis of the field of African Philosophy of Religion or even some of its main concepts, but to offer a platform (...)
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  29. Öhlmann, Philipp, Wilhelm Gräb, and Marie-Luise Frost (eds.): African Initiated Christianity and the Decolonisation of Development. Sustainable Development in Pentecostal and Independent Churches. Abingdon: Routledge, 2020. 338 pp. ISBN 978-0-367-82382-5 (Open Access). [REVIEW]Stanisław Grodź - 2022 - Anthropos 117 (2):571-573.
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  30. Divinities and Ancestors: A Preliminary Comparison between African and Confucian Cosmologies.Jiechen Hu - 2022 - Filosofia Theoretica: Journal of African Philosophy, Culture and Religions 11 (1):187-196.
    This paper reflects on two sets of terms in the field of religious studies, mainly through a comparative study with the divinities and ancestorship between African and Confucian cosmologies: the first one is the classification of monotheism, polytheism and animism; and the second is so-called ‘ancestor worship’. I argue that the classification system of monotheism, polytheism, and animism is partially invalidated in both African religions and Chinese Confucianism. This is because in both traditions, even if there is a supreme or (...)
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  31. Augustine, Ancestors and the Problem of Evil: African Religions, the Donatists, and the African Manichees.Wei Hua - 2022 - Filosofia Theoretica: Journal of African Philosophy, Culture and Religions 11 (1):131-138.
    In this paper, I compare the philosophy of Augustine with the philosophy of relevant African traditions: Donatists, Manichees, and African traditional religions. I try to demonstrate that Augustine’s religious thought was partly influenced by local African religions or movements, but also differed from them substantially. I will carry out this comparative work looking at two important issues: the problem of evil and the existence of other supernatural entities, such as ancestors, and their relationship with humans. These comparisons lead to a (...)
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  32. Revisiting the Discourse on Human-Nature Relationship in African Traditional Religion and the Responses to the Environmental Change.Elizabeth Okon John & Nelson Robert Enang - 2022 - Bangladesh Journal of Bioethics 13 (1):38-47.
    The pantheistic view of nature enshrined in African traditional religious beliefs and thought systems has propelled a myriad of African scholars to assume that the environmental ethical position of ATR on human-nature relations is environment-centered. This is a result of the ineptitude of some scholars to critically analyze the complexity involved in the discourse on human-nature relations in traditional African religious beliefs, borne out of an ethnocentric mindset to eulogize ATR. An in-depth understanding of African traditional religious environmental ethics requires (...)
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  33. Reading African-Wise: Exodus 3.1-14 as Interpreted in the Lumpa Church of Alice Lenshina in Zambia.Jonathan Kangwa - 2022 - Feminist Theology 31 (1):20-33.
    African biblical scholars postulate that biblical interpretation in Africa involves linking biblical texts to African contexts. This means that the African interpreter of a biblical text focuses on its possible relevance in an African context rather than on the socio-historical background of the community that produced the text or on its literary form. The primary task of the reader of the Bible is then to engage the biblical text with an African context in order to construct a meaning that by (...)
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  34. Toward an African Theory of the Atonement.Kirk Lougheed - 2022 - Journal of Analytic Theology 10:200-209.
    Contemporary philosophy of religion and analytic theology has recently experienced a revival regarding the nature of the Christian Atonement. The Kaleidoscope theory of the atonement says that the major theories such as Christus Victor, Satisfaction, Penal Substitution, and Moral Exemplar each capture an important aspect of the significance of the atonement. When taken together, they offer a fuller picture of the atonement than they do as individual theories. My goal is to add to the Kaleidoscope theory by drawing on insights (...)
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  35. Decolonial Conversations in African Christianity: Developing a Public Theology for Kenya.Martin Munyao - 2022 - Transformation: An International Journal of Holistic Mission Studies 39 (4):235-242.
    Historians have held that colonialism and Western missionary enterprise were two distinct and unrelated entries to pre-colonial Kenya. How then did Christianity for decades live side by side with colonialism? The impact of that unholy relationship is felt and sustained in contemporary forms of violence. Whiteness realizes that is hard to enter into something that is in harmony. Therefore, separation needs to happen for Whiteness to succeed. Unfortunately, much of our theological understanding today is tempered with a neocolonial mindset that (...)
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  36. African Pentecostal Churches and Racialized Xenophobia: International Migrants as Agents of Transformational Development?Clementine Nishimwe, Ignatius Swart & Elina Hankela - 2022 - Transformation: An International Journal of Holistic Mission Studies 39 (3):133-149.
    Scholarship on Pentecostal potential and practice forms a significant part of the debate on religion and development, not least when the focus is on sub-Saharan Africa. Yet in this debate African Pentecostal migrant communities have scarcely been represented. The article focuses on two such communities in South Africa, arguing that they may be regarded as developmental agents in the context of racialized xenophobia, even if they do not portray themselves as such. The argument is based on ethnographic fieldwork and shaped (...)
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  37. An Argument for the Non-Existence of the Devil in African Traditional Religions.Emmanuel Ofuasia - 2022 - Filosofia Theoretica: Journal of African Philosophy, Culture and Religions 11 (1):57-76.
    In this essay, I will argue that the discourse over the existence of the Devil/Satan has no place among the religious cultures in sub-Saharan Africa. This may be contrasted with the numerous efforts in the dominant philosophy of religion tradition in the Anglo-American sphere, where efforts toward the establishing grounds for the existence of God have occupied and commanded so much attention. On the other hand, it seems to have been taken for granted that Devil, the One who is antagonistic (...)
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  38. “Who/What Neglected the Monotheism?”: A Panentheistic Rejoinder to Thaddeus Metz and Motsamai Molefe on African Traditional Religion.Emmanuel Ofuasia - 2022 - Philosophia Africana 21 (2):78-99.
    Neglected monotheism is how Thaddeus Metz and Motsamai Molefe designate the common denominator among the various religious cultures found across sub-Saharan Africa. This is a product of their engagement with such traditional African religious themes as God’s nature, God’s will, life beyond death, and the duration of existence beyond or without a body consequent on death. This article uses traditional Yoruba theology and its ritual archive, the Ifa corpus, to argue that Metz and Molefe’s monotheistic proposal is a hasty generalization. (...)
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  39. The Question of the Nature of God from the African Place.L. Uchenna Ogbonnaya - 2022 - Filosofia Theoretica 11 (1):115-130.
    What is the constituent nature of God? Most scholars project the idea that God is an absolute, pure spirit devoid of matter. In this paper, I engage this position from the African philosophical place. First, I contend that the postulation that God is pure spirit stems from an ontological system known as dualism. This system bifurcates reality into spirit and matter and sees spirit as good, and matter as evil. Therefore, scholars who subscribe to this theory of dualism, posit that (...)
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  40. The Question of the Nature of God from the African Place.L. Uchenna Ogbonnaya - 2022 - Filosofia Theoretica: Journal of African Philosophy, Culture and Religions 11 (1):115-130.
    What is the constituent nature of God? Most scholars project the idea that God is an absolute, pure spirit devoid of matter. In this paper, I engage this position from the African philosophical place. First, I contend that the postulation that God is pure spirit stems from an ontological system known as dualism. This system bifurcates reality into spirit and matter and sees spirit as good, and matter as evil. Therefore, scholars who subscribe to this theory of dualism, posit that (...)
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  41. The Existential Implications of Evil Suppressing Measures in Yorùbá Philosophy.Abidemi Israel Ogunyomi - 2022 - Caribbean Journal of Philosophy 14 (1):102-122.
    Evil is an unpleasant reality which every cultural civilization grapples with. It is at the centre of the existentialist discourse, due to the fact that, in their view, it causes meaninglessness in human existence. In Yorùbá intellectual tradition, there are prescribed ways by which evil can be suppressed, including sacrifice (ẹbọ), good character (ìwà pẹ ̀lẹ ́) and inner head (Ori). However, these measures have certain fundamental implications when considered critically through the lens of existentialism. This is because, on a (...)
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  42. An African Response to Karl Barth's Notion of Evil as Nothingness.Rowland Onyenali - 2022 - Transformation: An International Journal of Holistic Mission Studies 39 (3):150-162.
    In African spiritual exercises, there is so much talk about the menace of demons or evil spirits. These spirits are conceived of as the antithesis of God or as the spiritual opposition to the benign activities of God. Modern African religion sees them as the causes of sicknesses and any form of catastrophe in the lives of people. The paper takes off from Karl Barth's conception of evil and demons as nothingness and argues that when correctly understood, the so-called evil (...)
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  43. Quand la vie religieuse se fait ubuntu.Jean-Paul Sagadou - 2022 - Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Bayard Africa.
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  44. What is Sacrifice? Towards a Polythetic Definition with an Emphasis on African and Chinese Religions.Bony Schachter - 2022 - Filosofia Theoretica 11 (1):173-186.
    This paper asks a simple and yet extremely relevant question for scholars of religion: what is sacrifice? Rejecting monothetic definitions of sacrifice, I argue that the phenomenon must be understood as a polythetic class. In its two first sections, the paper discusses the evidence from African religions and Chinese religions, respectively. The last section is devoted to a comparative exercise through which I highlight the polythetic nature of sacrifice.
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  45. What is Sacrifice? Towards a Polythetic Definition with an Emphasis on African and Chinese Religions.Bony Schachter - 2022 - Filosofia Theoretica: Journal of African Philosophy, Culture and Religions 11 (1):173-186.
    This paper asks a simple and yet extremely relevant question for scholars of religion: what is sacrifice? Rejecting monothetic definitions of sacrifice, I argue that the phenomenon must be understood as a polythetic class. In its two first sections, the paper discusses the evidence from African religions and Chinese religions, respectively. The last section is devoted to a comparative exercise through which I highlight the polythetic nature of sacrifice.
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  46. Application of themes from Al-Mawwaq's work in reforming the Deoband curriculum in Islamic education in the South African Darul Ulooms.Shoayb Ahmed & Maniraj Sukdaven - 2021 - HTS Theological Studies 77 (4):1-8.
    Historically, most Darul Ulooms in South Africa have been modelled along the curriculum of Darul Uloom Deoband in India, which was established in 1866, and there is a need for reforming the curriculum in a world that has evolved over time. In recent years, the role of the Darul Uloom has become more crucial as more students, both nationally and internationally, are now studying at the South African Darul Ulooms. This research article aims to propose some reforms to the current (...)
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  47. Doctrine as security? A systematic theological critique of the operational theological framework of the controversial South African neo-Pentecostal prophets.Collium Banda - 2021 - HTS Theological Studies 77 (4):1-10.
    This research article uses the theoretical framework of doctrine as believer's security to critique the theological framework behind the controversial activities reported amongst some South African neo-Pentecostal prophets, which include feeding congregants with grass, spraying them with insecticides and sexual violation of women congregants. The framework of the article falls within the discipline of systematic theology by raising the importance for South African Christians to develop a critical doctrinal framework for protecting themselves from controversial NPPs. The following main question is (...)
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  48. African Traditional Religions, Philosophy of.Segun Gbadegesin - 2021 - In V. Y. Mudimbe & Kasereka Kavwahirehi (eds.), Encyclopedia of African Religions and Philosophy. Springer Verlag. pp. 30-31.
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  49. Black African Descendant Buddhas.Marisela Gomez - 2021 - In Valerie Mason-John (ed.), Afrikan wisdom: new voices talk Black liberation, Buddhism, and beyond. Berkeley: North Atlantic Books.
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  50. Vajrayana Buddhism: A Path to Healing and Liberations for People of African Descent.Karla Jackson-Brewer - 2021 - In Valerie Mason-John (ed.), Afrikan wisdom: new voices talk Black liberation, Buddhism, and beyond. Berkeley: North Atlantic Books.
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