African, Christian, Feminist

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For the past two decades, Teresia Hinga has been a leading academic voice in the fields of African Christianity, women in African theology, and gender and ethics in the African context. Gathered here for the first time are Hinga’s own selections from her extensive body of work, both previously pub­lished and unpublished.

Revealing the breadth and depth of Hinga’s scholarly endeavors, this collection is a valuable resource for scholars and students, particularly those working at the intersection of multiple disciplines.

Teresia Mbari Hinga is associate professor in the re­ligious studies department at Santa Clara Uni­versity. Born in Kenya, she received her Ph.D. in religious studies (focusing on Gender in African Catholic Christianity) from Lancaster University in England in 1990. Her scholarly/research interests include women and religion, religion and contemporary moral issues, and religion and ethics in the public square. She is a founding member of The Circle of Concerned African Women Theologians and the Associa­tion of African Women Theologians.

Book Details

Title:
African, Christian, Feminist
Subtitle:
The Enduring Search for What Matters
Author:
Teresia Mbari Hinga
Includes:
Index
Pages:
224
Binding:
Softcover

African, Christian, Feminist Table of Contents (978-1-62698-249-9_toc.pdf, 460 Kb) [Download]

African, Christian, Feminist captures Teresia Hinga’s intellectual curiosity regarding Christianity, history, theology, ethics, gender, culture, spirituality, and health.
A pioneer in African feminist theology and the study of gender and African religions offers the most comprehensive account of the issues and debates on Afro-feminism, power, and religion. Written with resilience, hope, and vision, this book will be influential and referred to for years to come.
A fascinating book: the fruit of a lifetime of committed living and teaching from Kenya to Silicon Valley, it offers endless food for thought. Its vision is global, its voice unique. Its wisdom will enrich and challenge the faith and practice of readers in a Western culture.
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