This book addresses the theme of the Second African Synod on 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, SJ is a Jesuit priest who lives and works in Nairobi, Kenya. He is the author of Theology Brewed in an African Pot (Orbis 2008) and editor of The Church We Want: African Catholics Look to Vatican III (Orbis 2016).