African Women, Religion, and Health
Isabel Apawo Phiri, Sarojini Nadar (Editors)
Published 2006 | 280 Pages | ISBN 978-1-875053-57-3
Essays in Honor of Mercy Amba Ewudziwa Oduyoye . (Isabel Apawo Phiri, Sarojini Nadar editors)
Isabel Apawo Phiri, Sarojini Nadar editors. Mercy Amba Oduyoye, from Ghana, founded the Circle of Concerned African Women Theologians and is the first African woman from south of the Sahara to have served as deputy general secretary of the World Council of Churches. The essays in this volume describe the key contributions she has made to African theology in our time, and then apply her insights to issues of scripture, health and poverty, and women as peacemakers. Contributors: Denise M. Ackermann (South Africa), Dorcas Olubanke Akintunde (Nigeria), Dorothy B.E.A Akoto (Ghana), Elizabeth Amoah (Ghana), Sophia Chirongoma (Zimbabwe), Musa W. Dube (Botswana), Musimbi R. A. Kanyoro (Kenya), Ogbu U. Kalu (Nigeria), M. Bernadette Mbuy Beya (Congo), Fulata Lusungo Moyo (Malawi), Nyambura J. Njoroge (Kenya), Susan Rakoczy (USA), and Letty M. Russell (USA). Isabel Apawo Phiri, a Malawian, is general coordinator of the Circle of Concerned African Women Theologians, and a professor of African theology at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. Sarojini Nadar of South Africa is lecturer in Hebrew Bible at the University of KwaZulu-Natal and coordinator of the International Network in Advanced Theological Education.
- Isabel Apawo Phiri, Sarojini Nadar (Editors)