Social and Religious Concerns of East Africa: A Wajibu Anthology (Cultural Heritage and Contemporary Change)

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Contents: 1. African Culture [Search for Identity; Traditional Religion & Inculturation; Aspects of Sharing; That's Our Culture: Selective Cultural Preservation; Marriage, Past/Present; Family: Where Are the Fathers; Unmarried Female: Does She Have Any Rights; Proverbs for Transformation: Working with Caregivers; You Faked Me Out: Sayings of East African Urban Youth; Understanding African Art]; 2. Challenge of Leadership [Structuring the National Philosophy; Leadership: Kenyatta & Nkurumah; Government by Tribe or Government by Political Parties; Politics & Integrity: A Challenge in Political Leadership; Leadership: A Feminine View; Beyond the Women's Decade: Women's Political Participation]; 3. Education [Universities & Indigenous Development; Paulo Freire's Development Education Methodology; Basic Education Is for All; Towards a Pedagogy of Hope; Authenticity & Education in Zaire; Social Ethics in Kenya: Education or Indoctrination; Education for Environmental Awareness; Student at the University: Expectations & Reality]; 4. Human Resources, Development & Environment [Cultural Attitudes & Equality of the Sexes: Forever Incompatible?; Hurdles to Meaningful Integration of Asians in Kenya; Place of the European in the Kenyan Society; Place of the Mentally Handicapped; Environment & Development: Mutual Interests and Safeguards; Treatment of Prisoners]; 5. Individual & Society [Individual & Society in African Literature; Christian Psychotherapist; Therapeutic Journey; Individual in Society: Focus on the Family; Artists & Society; Knowledge of Self, Religion & Mental Health; Interpersonal Relations: Buber's Work; University Don as a Citizen and as an Academic]; 6. Violence, Religion & Dialogue [Religion: Universal Unity; Public & Private Faith: Socrates and St. Paul in Debate; Power in African Religion; Dialogue Between Muslims & Christians; Thin Line Between Fundamentalism & Fanaticism; Christianity & Human Liberation; Violence: Causes & Responses; Meaning of Religion]

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Book Description Council for Research in Values & Philosophy, Paulines Publications, Washington, D.C., 2005. Soft cover. Condition: Good. Scarce paperback, 397pp, NOT ex-library. Weight: 650g / 1.43lb. Very good interior: clean and bright with unmarked text, free of inscriptions and stamps, firmly bound. External wear: faint dusty storage marks on outer page edges and on the cover. Cover shows gentle creases around the edges, a touch of scuffing to edges. Spine shows gentle cosmetic wear with limited creasing. -- Contents: Preface; Introduction; Part I. African Culture: 1. In Search for an African Identity / Constantine M. Mwikamba 2. African Traditional Religion and Inculturation / Aylward Shorter 3. Aspects of Sharing among Africans / Karega Munene 4. "That's Our African Culture": Thoughts on Selective Cultural Preservation / Valerie Kibera 5. African Marriage, Past and Present / Gerald J .Wanjohi 6. The African Family: Where Are the Fathers? / Justus Mbae 7. The Unmarried African Female: Does She Have Any Rights? / Njeeri Kang'ethe 8. Proverbs for Transformation: Working with Caregivers / John Eybel 9. You Faked Me Out: Sayings of East African Urban Youth / J.G. Healey 10. Understanding the Art of Africa / George Mclnnes; Part II. The Challenge of Leadership: 11. Structuring the National Philosophy / James Good 12. Leadership: Kenyatta and Nkurumah / G. Macharia Munene 13. Government by Tribe or Government by Political Parties? / Daniel Gachukia 14. Politics and Integrity: A Challenge in Political Leadership / D. Kaketete Orwa 15. Leadership: A Feminine View / Agnes Chepkwony 16. Beyond the Women's Decade: Women's Political Participation / Maria Nzomo; Part III. Education: 17. The Universities and Indigenous Development in Africa / Chukuka Okonjo 18. Paulo Freire's Development Education Methodology / Francis Mulura 19. Basic Education Is for All / F.X. Gichuru 20. Towards a Pedagogy of Hope / G.A. Bennaars 21. Authenticity and Education in Zaire / Muhirigwa Rusembuka 22. Social Ethics in Kenya: Education or Indoctrination? 23. Education for Environmental Awareness / Assumpta Belinda Rego & Gathoni Muthoka 24. The Student at the University: The Expectations and Reality / Joyce Wangui Kimani; Part IV. Human Resources, Development and Environment: 25. Cultural Attitudes and Equality of the Sexes: Forever Incompatible? / Chiarunji Chesaina 26. Hurdles to Meaningful Integration of Asians in Kenya / Rasna Warah 27. The Place of the European in the Kenyan Society / Donald Thomas 28. The Place of the Mentally Handicapped in the Modern World / Jean Vanier 29. Environment and Development: Mutual Interests and Safeguards? / Jimoh Omo-Fadaka 30. The Treatment of Prisoners in Africa / J. Manakukaama Nsereko; Part V. The Individual and Society: 31. The Individual and Society in African Literature / Henry Indangasi 32. The Christian Psychotherapist / Leonie Boland 33. The Therapeutic Journey / Frances Randall 34. The Individual in Society: Focus on the African Family / Ciriaka Kithinji 35. The Artists and Society: Some Comments / Elimo Njau 36. Knowledge of Self, Religion and Mental Health / Priscilla Kariuki 37. Interpersonal Relations: A Reflection on Buber's Work / Gerald J. Wanjohi 38. The University Don as a Citizen and as an Academic / Okoth Okombo; Part VI. Violence, Religion and Dialogue: 39. Religion: A Boon for Universal Unity / Verdi Ram Sharma 40. A Public and a Private Faith: Socrates and St. Paul in Debate 41. "Power" in African Religion / Laurenti Magesa 42. Dialogue Between Muslims and Christians: How a Better Understanding of History Can Help / Luigi Clerici 43. The Thin Line Between Fundamentalism and Fanaticism / Cecil McGarry 44. Christianity and Human Liberation / Francis Gichia 45. Violence: Causes and Responses 46. On the Meaning of Religion / Eugene Hillman. Seller Inventory # 003483

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