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Studies in Reformed theology ; v. 14.
Originally presented as the author's thesis (D. Th.)--University of Stellenbosch, 2000.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -292) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note
Prologue pt. 1. The doctrine of the Trinity : the Bible and the Church Fathers. An analysis of the biblical roots of the doctrine of the Trinity The emergence of the doctrine of immanent Trinity pt. 2. Western theologies' responses to the doctrine of the Trinity. God as essence God as an absolute subject God as community in unity Issues in the Western reinterpretations pt. 3. The doctrine of God in African inculturation theology. The African conceptual framework The notion of God among the African peoples : the accounts of B. Idowu, J.S. Mbiti, and G.M. Setiloane Moving beyond the African notion of God: clearing ground for the doctrine of the Trinity pt. 4. From the African concepts of God to the doctrine of the Trinity. God as the 'Great Muntu' manifested by the Son and the Holy Spirit Fostering the view of God as the 'Great Muntu' manifested by the Son and the Holy Spirit.