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Reconciliation, Justice, and Peace: The Second African Synod

by Agbonkhianmeghe E. Orobator,ed , A. E. Orobator, SJ

Reconciliation, Justice, and Peace: The Second African Synod
Publication date: 2015-02-19
ISBN: 9781570759161
The book addresses the theme of the Second African Synod "Reconciliation, Justice, and Peace" in the wider context of globalization, inculturation, post-modernity, and pertinent socio-economic and political factors that shape the contemporary church and society in Africa. The 20 contributors represent a variety of disciplines and some of the issues discussed include:

Ecclesiology and the challenges of reconciliation, justice and peace in the context of crises, conflict, and poverty
Reconciliation, justice, and peace in Scripture, small Christian communities, and the church
Corruption, democratic principles, and governance
Integrity of the earth: environment, ecology, natural resources, and the church in Africa
The role of the Catholic Church in the public sphere
Women, leadership, and the theology of the church
Gender justice in the church and in African society
Interreligious dialogue (Christianity, Islam, and African Religion)
The challenge and ethics of HIV/AIDS prevention.Agbonkhianmeghe E. Orobator,ed, A. E. Orobator, SJ