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Wilbur O'Donovan

Biblical Christianity in African Perspective

Biblical Christianity in African Perspective is a survey of the major truths of the Christian faith as seen from the perspective of the African world view.

Unlike most theology books, this book has been purposely written in readable everyday language, including many true African stories.


Biblical Christianity in African Perspective is a survey of the major truths of the Christian faith as seen from the perspective of the African world view. The book addresses the major tenets of the Christian faith together with some of the most important moral and spiritual issues of African life. Unlike most theology books, this book has been purposely written in readable everyday language, including many true African stories. The author has 50 years of study in the Word of God, and spent over 40 of those years relating the Bible to life and issues in Africa. It is the result of five years of graduate research and evaluation in consultation with more than 300 African theological students and faculty in various schools.

Wilbur O’Donovan, Jr. holds the B.A.E degree from Cornell University, and the M.A. and D.Min. degrees from Columbia International University. He has been a missionary in West Africa and East Africa for more than 40 During those years, Dr O’Donovan has been a faculty member of more than 10 different theological and missionary training schools. He was the founder and first principal of the Nigeria Evangelical Missionary Institute under the Nigeria Evangelical Fellowship. He was most recently a lecturer at Moffat Bible College in Kijabe, Kenya. He and his wife Esther have two children, who are both missionaries in East Africa with their families.

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