oa Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies - Do you understand what you are reading? The Bible in African homes, schools and churches
|Article Title||Do you understand what you are reading? The Bible in African homes, schools and churches|
|© Publisher:||Southern African Missiological Society (SAMS)|
|Journal||Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies|
|Affiliations||1 University of Bern, Switzerland|
|Publication Date||Aug 2005|
|Pages||234 - 248|
|Keyword(s)||African pilgrims, Bible as basic source, Care for family, Colonial authorities, Conservative church leadership, Faith healing, Schismatic movements, Scripture teaching and Stability of marriage|
The article discusses the influence of the Bible in Africa, with special reference to homes, schools and churches. The author finds strong biblical influences in African literature, referring specifically to Ngugi wa Thiong'o. The Bible has deeply influenced many cultures and peoples in Africa.
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