Contribution of John S Mbiti to the study of African religions and African theology and philosophy

Authors

  • Henri Mbaya Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Ntozakhe Cezula Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17570/stj.2019.v5n3.a20

Abstract

This paper discusses the contribution of Professor John S Mbiti to African theology and African Philosophy. It does this by highlighting several scholars in various contexts who have attempted to highlight his contribution to these fields of study. The paper highlights some important concepts and issues that Mbiti has dealt with in his theological and philosophical works. The overall argument of these authors is that Mbiti has argued that in their cultures and religions, Africans do know and experience God.

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Published

2020-01-21

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General Articles • Algemene Artikels