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Africa - Scripture Engagement

Research

Transformational Scripture Engagement among the Budu of Congo-Kinshasa

Bettina Gottschlich (2012)
Abstract: This dissertation contributes to the missiological conversation on transformational Scripture engagement. Translation into the mother–tongue and good distribution by themselves are insufficient to enable multi–lingual Budu believers of Congo–Kinshasa translate the Bible into action and changed lives. Literature surveyed…
Richard
August 6, 2019
Culture

Évangile et Culture

Jalons de réconciliation
Zacharie Manyim M. (2017)
"I welcome the publication of this book in an Africa where the arrival of the Good News had essentially been bad news for our cultural realities. Zac invites us to examine our cultures in the light of the Gospel, in…
Richard
October 7, 2018
AdvocacyDiscipleshipStrategic Planning

Interagir avec la Parole de Dieu pour la Vie

Construire des ponts à travers l’interaction avec la Bible et le discipolat
Bettina Gottschlich-Modibale (2017)
"Bible translation and Scripture engagement play a role in liberating a people to understand their value, role, and destiny according to the Word of God and to embrace it to glorify God, to transform nations and make disciples." In this…
Richard
December 20, 2017
LiteracyResearch

Impact Assessment Report

Results of a study, surveying nearly 5,500 people in Burkina Faso and Cameroon
Béatrice Konfe-Tiendrebeogo (ANTBA, Burkina Faso), Julious Ngum Kimbung (CABTAL, Cameroon), Martin Engeler (OneBook, Canada) (2014)
This study was undertaken by a small team of Africans and Canadians to measure the impacts of translated Scriptures, literacy and Scripture engagement programs on marginalized minority language communities, to discern whether certain hypotheses are true and to better understand…
Richard
May 12, 2016
Language IssuesResearch

Promoting the Use of the Scriptures in Nso’

A Strategy for Promoting the Use of the Vernacular Scriptures in the Cameroon Baptist Convention Churches in Nso’ Tribe, Cameroon
Shey Samuel Ngeh (2015)
MTh thesis, South African Theological Seminary. Abstract: This research was prompted by the observation that there is minimal use of Lamnso’ Scriptures in Baptist churches in Nso’, even though the Lamnso’ New Testament has been available since 1990. It was…
Richard
November 16, 2015
Language IssuesResearch

The Impact of Vernacular Scriptures

Assessing the benefit of local language Scriptures among the bilingual Malila and Nyiha communities of Tanzania
Mark Woodward (2014)
MA dissertation: Bible & Mission, Redcliffe College, UK. Abstract: In many ways the Malila and Nyiha are typical of Tanzania's numerous multilingual communities, where both Swahili and the local language are used as part of everyday life. Given that there…
Richard
July 17, 2015
Culture

Gospel and Marriage Workshop

Marriage and culture in West Africa in the light of the Scriptures
Michael Jemphrey (2015)
Michael Jemphrey describes a recent Gospel and Marriage workshop held in West Africa. It brought together the domains of Scripture engagement and anthropology, demonstrating the relevance of the translated Scriptures in addressing local cultural issues. The workshop included: Discussion of…
Richard
January 6, 2015
Trauma Healing

Hope Rising: Stories of Trauma and Healing

Hope Rising documents transformed lives of trauma survivors who have found hope and healing through the Bible’s message of forgiveness and restoration. "...people here and around the world suffering from the aftermath of trauma could never connect with the Bible…
Richard
January 2, 2015
ResearchUnderstanding Scripture

From Scripture Access to Scripture Engagement

What facilitates and hinders Scripture engagement in the Minyanka churches of Mali?
Richard Margetts (2013)
MA dissertation: All Nations, UK. Abstract: The coming of the New Testament in 2006 heralded a new era of Scripture engagement for the Minyanka people of Mali. This paper evaluates the factors that have facilitated and hindered the process of…
Richard
November 16, 2014