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Alternation Special Edition No 14 (2015) Empire Religions, Theologies, and Indigenous Knowledge Systems


Chammah J. Kaunda and R. Simangaliso Kumalo   Editorial: Empire Religions, Theologies, and Indigenous Knowledge Systems | PDF

Religion against Empire

Anthony Balcomb   Christianity in Africa – Watchdog of Imperialism or ‘drops of frozen rain melting on the dry palate of the panting earth’ | PDF

Theology and Indigenous Knowledge

Chammah J. Kaunda   Betrayed by Cultural Heritage: Liminality, Ambiguous Sexuality and Ndembu Cultural Change – An African Ecclesia-Ethic of Openness | PDF
Beatrice Okyere-Manu   Cohabitation in Akan Culture of Ghana: An Ethical Challenge to Gatekeepers of Indigenous Knowledge System in the Akan Culture | PDF
Lilian C. Siwila   The Role of Indigenous Knowledge in African Women’s Theology of Understanding Motherhood and Maternal Health | PDF  
Maserole Christina Kgari-Masondo   Women as Guardians of the Environment in the Midst of Forced Removals: From Lady Selborne to Ga-Rankuwa | PDF

The Question of Identity in South Africa

Sokfa F. John, Chammah J. Kaunda and Ntokozo C.M. Madlala   Contesting the ‘Born Free’ Identity: A Postcolonial Perspective on Mzansi Stories | PDF
Federico Settler and Mari Haugaa Engh   The Black Body in Colonial and Postcolonial Public Discourse in South Africa | PDF
Mutshidzi Maraganedzha   A Normative Approach: Can we Eliminate Race? | PDF

Biographical Theology

Roderick R. Hewitt   Bob Marley’s Redemption Song in Conversation with de Gruchy’s Olive Agenda | PDF
R. Simangaliso Kumalo   Ex Africa semper aliquid Novi! Pixley ka Isaka Seme, the African Renaissance and the Empire in Contemporary South Africa | PDF
Chammah J. Kaunda, Kennedy O. Owino and Isabel A. Phiri   Applicability of Translatability Theory to European Missionary Masculinity Performance in Africa: Contestations and Reflections | PDF
Sibusiso Masondo   Prophets never die? The Story of Bishop P.J. Masango of St. John’s Apostolic Faith Mission | PDF
Johannes A. Smit   Critical Perspectives on Beyers Naudé as Post-colonial Theologian | PDF

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