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African Women's Theologies, Spirituality, and Healing
Theological Perspectives from the Circle of Concerned African Women Theologians

African women come from a long tradition as practitioners of healing. Drawing on this tradition and on her own pastoral and theological work, Mercy Amba Oduyoye, a distinguished Methodist theologian from Ghana, discusses the spirituality that undergirds Christian healing practices in Africa, with a special focus on diseases that predominantly affect women.

Table of Contents

1. Background to the Focus on Women
2. Key Words
3. Main Sources
4. Health and Healing
5. Spirituality
6. Diagnosing the Sources of Diseases: Issues That Destroy Women’s Health
7. The Trauma of Trokosi
8. A Focus on Deliverance
9. The Circle and HIV/AIDS
10. Women as Healers and Care Givers
11. Summary and Reflections

ISBN: 978-08091-5427-2

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