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African Theologies
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I. Development – II. Leading Representatives

This article will not deal with the North African Latin fathers or the Orthodox churches. Modern movements in Ethiopia and Sudan which have emerged from recent conflicts, are mainly represented at present by oral vernacular theology. For the purposes of this article African theology may be defined as Christian theology produced by Africans domiciled on the African continent. It emerged in th…

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Parratt, John, “African Theologies”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 26 March 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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