Africa Study Bible (Hardcover)
Africa Study Bible is the most ethnically diverse, single- volume, biblical resource to date.
Written by 350 contributors from 50 countries, it includes the Holy Bible: New Living Translation, Anglicized, and more than 2,600 features that illuminate the truth of Scripture with a unique, African perspective.
The Africa Study Bible (ASB) is the most ethnically diverse, single-volume, biblical resource to date. Written by 350 contributors from 50 countries, it includes the Holy Bible: New Living Translation, Anglicized, and more than 2,600 features that illuminate the truth of Scripture with a unique, African perspective. It is a totally new kind of study Bible, built from the ground up by scholars and pastors in Africa who see the critical need to make Scripture relevant to our everyday lives. It’s an all-in- one course in biblical content, theology, history, and culture.
It is truly 'God's Word Through African Eyes'
Dr. John Jusu a missionary of the Association of Evangelicals in Africa, is an ordained minister of the Church of the United Brethren in Christ – Sierra Leone. He has a B.Sc. Ed. from Njala University College in Sierra Leone, an MA and MPhil in Christian Education Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology (NEGST now Africa International University), and D.Phil. in educational studies from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Ill.
He served as Dean of the School of Education, Arts and Social Sciences and taught in the Educational Studies Department at Africa International University. He is currently on an extended leave of absence from the university and is serving with the Overseas Council International as the Africa Regional Director. He works extensively on transformational curriculum issues in response to the context in which formal and non-formal education happens in Africa. His expertise is in understanding the epistemological frameworks of Africans striving to go into pastoral and teaching ministries of the Church in Africa, and how that understanding may influence educational practices. John serves as curriculum consultant for the More than a Mile Deep-Global, Senior Researcher for the Africa Leadership Study and member of the Global Associates for Transformational Education. John is also involved in faculty development for many educational initiatives in Africa.
He and his wife, Tity, have three children in addition to 24 children rescued from distressed situations for whom they offer full time care.
The Africa Study Bible is a pacesetter in using the African experience for understanding the Bible. I recommend it highly to those who have sought to understand life and the world from an African perspective. –Dr. Mvume Dandala, former presiding bishop of the Methodist Church of Southern Africa and former head of the All Africa Conference of Churches
Here is a fresh study of significant value written by African Scholars from an African perspective. It is hoped that not only Africans but also people from other cultures will find this study most beneficial for personal devotion and spiritual development. – Apostle Dr. Opoku Onyinah, Chairman of The Church of Pentecost
May the reading of each page lead to an intimate encounter with Jehovah, our Saviour, the one true God and to His salvation. – Charles Kouami Amedjikpo, Director of The Baptist Bible Institute of Togo