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Author Kombo, James Henry Owino.

Title The doctrine of God in African Christian thought [electronic resource] : the Holy Trinity, theological hermeneutics, and the African intellectual culture / by James Henry Owino Kombo.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007.


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Description xiii, 298 p.
Series Studies in Reformed theology, 1571-4799 ; v. 14
Studies in Reformed theology ; v. 14.
Note Originally presented as the author's thesis (D. Th.)--University of Stellenbosch, 2000.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-292) and indexes.
Contents Prologue -- pt. 1. The doctrine of the Trinity : the Bible and the Church Fathers. An analysis of the biblical roots of the doctrine of the Trinity -- The emergence of the doctrine of immanent Trinity -- pt. 2. Western theologies' responses to the doctrine of the Trinity. God as essence -- God as an absolute subject -- God as community in unity -- Issues in the Western reinterpretations -- pt. 3. The doctrine of God in African inculturation theology. The African conceptual framework -- The notion of God among the African peoples : the accounts of B. Idowu, J.S. Mbiti, and G.M. Setiloane -- Moving beyond the African notion of God: clearing ground for the doctrine of the Trinity -- pt. 4. From the African concepts of God to the doctrine of the Trinity. God as the 'Great Muntu' manifested by the Son and the Holy Spirit -- Fostering the view of God as the 'Great Muntu' manifested by the Son and the Holy Spirit.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Trinity -- History of doctrines.
God -- History of doctrines.
Theology, Doctrinal -- Africa.
Christianity and other religions -- African.
Africa -- Religion.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9789004158047 (alk. paper)
9004158049 (alk. paper)

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