African Voices


Introducing an emerging academic field known as African British Theologies, this publication explores the significant presence of African Christianity in Britain. Featuring contributions from twelve scholarly African pastors engaged in ministry and theology in Britain, this book is a unique expression of theology from African Christians, contextualizing the gospel for a multicultural British society.

Under three key areas of missiology, contextual constructive theology and transformative practical theology the contributors interact with topics such as reverse missiology, African pneumatology, prosperity gospel, and urban mission. This book rigorously examines new contexts of Christianity and articulates new theological perspectives that are required to understand twenty-first-century ministry, not only in urban Britain, but also across the world.

About the Author

Rev Israel Oluwole Olofinjana is Director of the Centre for Missionaries from the Majority World. He is an accredited Baptist minister and the pastor of Woolwich Central Baptist Church in south-east London. He is the author of Reverse in Ministry and Missions: Africans in the Dark Continent of Europe (2010), 20 Pentecostal Pioneers in Nigeria: Their Lives, Their Legacies (2011) and Partnership in Mission: A Black Majority Church Perspective on Mission and Church Unity (2015). He is editor of Turning the Tables on Mission: Stories of Global South Christians in the UK (2013) and co-editor of Encountering London: London Baptists in the 21st Century (2015). Israel has a BA (Hons) in Religious Studies from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and an MTh in Christian Apologetics from Carolina University of Theology, and has been working on a Professional Doctorate in Practical Theology at Cambridge Theological Federation/Anglia Ruskin University.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781783683031

Category: Global Perspectives, Theology

Region: Africa

Publishing Date: 2017-08-30

Number of pages: 318


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