Context and Catholicity in the science and religion debate : intercultural contributions from French-speaking Africa / Klaas Bom, Benno van den Toren.
- Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 
- Theology and mission in world Christianity ; v. 14.
Theology and mission in world Christianity ; volume 14
xi, 232 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
- Religion and science -- Africa, French-speaking -- Case studies.
Intercultural communication -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Intercultural communication -- Africa, French-speaking.
Church -- Catholicity.
Christianity and culture -- Africa, French-speaking.
Christian college students -- Africa, French-speaking.
Africa, French-speaking -- Religious life and customs.
Africa, French-speaking -- Intellectual life.
Christian college students.
Christianity and culture.
Religion and science.
- Case studies.
- "For years the fact that the debate on science and religion was not related to cultural diversity was considered only a minor issue. However, lately, there is a growing concern that the dominance of 'Western' perspectives in this field do not allow for new understandings. This book testifies to the growing interest in the different cultural embeddings of the science and religion interface and proposes a framework that makes an intercultural debate possible. This proposal is based on a thorough study of the 'lived theology' of Christian students and university professors in Abidjan, Kinshasa and Yaoundé. The outcomes of the field research are related to a worldwide perspective of doing theology and a broader scope of scholarly discussions"-- Provided by publisher.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Toren, Bernard van den, 1966- author.
- Other format:
- Online version: Bom, Klaas. Context and catholicity in the science and religion debate.
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