Africa Bible Commentary
Posted 30 November 2012 - 07:11 AM
Non-Africa rights belong to Zondervan according to the blurb in the 1st edition, I understand a second edition has been published since then.
I have found the special articles very insightful and worthwhile reading.
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Posted 30 November 2012 - 03:26 PM
Obviously, there's an etext available because there's a Kindle edition:
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Posted 30 November 2012 - 05:59 PM
Posted 02 December 2012 - 02:00 PM
I hesitated to buy it until I saw the list of special interest articles.
It complements Biblical Christianity in African Perspective by Wilbur O'Donovan (Paternoster, 1996) which would also be a worthy addition to the Accordance library.
This is an excellent and practical sourcebook. Not only does it challenge traditional western ways of thinking (in a good way) it will also introduce subjects for discussion that are usually ignored in a western worldview.
Anyone who has any personal or pastoral dealings with Africans will find it enlightening. It's question-and-answer methodology makes it very approachable, and very easy to dip into without having to read it from cover to cover.
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