African Traditional Religion in Biblical Perspective
African Traditional Religion in Biblical Perspective explores the issues of the supreme being, divinities, ancestral spirits, witchcraft, and sorcery in the light of God's Word.
If you are struggling with knowing the truth and error of African Traditional Religion and need to know the biblical view, then this is the book for you.
Seeking to evaluate African traditional religion in biblical perspective, this book is a must have for pastors and Bible students alike. With great knowledge of both African traditional religions and the Bible, Dr. Gehman explores the issues of the supreme being, divinities, ancestral spirits, witchcraft and sorcery in the light of God's Word. If you are struggling with knowing the truth and error of ATR and need to know the biblical view, then this is the book for you!
Dr. Richard J. Gehman earned a B.A. in Anthropology from Wheaton College; an M.A. in New Testament from Wheaton Graduate School; an M.Div. from Gordon Conwell; and a Doctor of Missiology from Fuller Theological Seminary.
He taught at Scott Theological College, Kenya, and was Principal for eight years. He was the Coordinator for the Theological Advisory Group (TAG), a research and renewal group of the Africa Inland Church, Kenya; the Director of the Institute for Church Renewal; and the editor of the Africa Journal of Evangelical Theology (AJET) for eight years.
He is the author of several books including, Doing African Christian Theology in Biblical Perspective; Learning to Lead; The Making of a Christian Leader in Africa; and Passing it On: Lessons Learned in Life.
A book every University, Bible College and Seminary student in Africa, and beyond, should read. Dr. Gehman not only discusses the subject of African Traditional Religions and the Bible, but also provides a model on how best to approach the subject. African Traditional Religions have their strengths and weaknesses in promoting the Kingdom of God in Africa, and the standard for measuring any detail in them is the Bible. -Dr. Samual Ngewa Ph.D., Professor in Biblical Studies at the Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology, Editor for the Africa Bible Commentary
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