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By Paulinus Ikechukwu Odozor

Given the mostly Eurocentric nature of ethical theology within the background of the Roman Catholic Church, what's going to it take to take a position the theological group within the background and ethical demanding situations of the Church in different elements of the realm, particularly Africa? what's to be won for the total Church whilst this occurs in a deep and lasting means? during this well timed and significant research, Paulinus Ikechukwu Odozor brings larger theological readability to the problem of the connection among Christianity and African culture within the sector of moral foundations. He additionally presents a confident instance of what basic ethical theology performed from an African and Christian (especially Catholic) ethical theological perspective may perhaps appear like. Following a quick heritage of the improvement of African Christian theology, Odozor examines responses of African theologians to African culture and Christian responses to the truth of non-Christian religions. In a context the place the African non secular adventure and history are strong resources of that means and id, Christian evangelization increases questions either concerning the African primal religions and approximately Christianity itself and its claims. Odozor takes up the topic of ethical reasoning in an African Christian theological ethics and concludes with case stories that express how the African Church has attempted to inculturate ethical discourse on a religiously pluralistic continent and relate the therapeutic gospel message to African events. scholars and students of ethical theology and ethics and church leaders will cash in on the problems raised in Morality really Christian, really African.

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