The book, Hope in Suffering: An African Perspective, discusses how Jesus’ resurrection is interpreted in Africa so as to instill hope among the suffering Africans. It develops an appropriate hermeneutic for Jesus’ resurrection from an African perspective. This is because interpretation of Jesus’ resurrection remains insufficient in African theology. Generally, Africans understand Jesus’ resurrection as liberation from spiritual forces. However, this is inadequate in the African context of suffering. Hence, this book addresses the problem by developing a hermeneutic from an African perspective which provides hope in suffering.
Rev. Dr. Lameck Banda is an Associate Professor in SystematicTheology, Ethics and African Theology, Head of Department ofSystematic and Historical Studies and Ministerial Assessment Sermons Coordinator in the School of Theology and Religious Studies at Justo Mwale University, Lusaka - Zambia.
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LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
hope, suffering, African and Perspective
RELIGION / General