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African Women's Theologies, Spirituality and Healing : Theological Perspectives from the Circle of Concerned African Women Theologians
by Mercy Amba Oduyoye




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African women come from a long tradition as practitioners of healing. Drawing on this tradition and on her own pastoral and theological work, Mercy Amba Oduyoye, a distinguished Methodist theologian from Ghana, discusses the spirituality that undergirds Christian healing practices in Africa, with a special focus on diseases that predominantly affect women. Table of Contents 1. Background to the Focus on Women 2. Key Words 3. Main Sources 4. Health and Healing 5. Spirituality 6. Diagnosing the Sources of Diseases: Issues that Destroy Women's Health 7. The Trauma of Trokosi 8. A Focus on Deliverance 9. The Circle and HIV/AIDS 10. Women as Healers and Care Givers 11. Summary and Reflections

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Overview

African women come from a long tradition as practitioners of healing. Drawing on this tradition and on her own pastoral and theological work, Mercy Amba Oduyoye, a distinguished Methodist theologian from Ghana, discusses the spirituality that undergirds Christian healing practices in Africa, with a special focus on diseases that predominantly affect women. Table of Contents 1. Background to the Focus on Women 2. Key Words 3. Main Sources 4. Health and Healing 5. Spirituality 6. Diagnosing the Sources of Diseases: Issues that Destroy Women's Health 7. The Trauma of Trokosi 8. A Focus on Deliverance 9. The Circle and HIV/AIDS 10. Women as Healers and Care Givers 11. Summary and Reflections

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780809154272
  • ISBN-10: 0809154277
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publish Date: August 2019
  • Page Count: 128
  • Dimensions: 6.6 x 4.4 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25 pounds


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