Confessional theology a belligerently public theology – How confessional theology relates to notions of Africanness and Reformedness
Confessional theology, while insisting on the centrality of the Word of God in theological reﬂection, admits that the socio-economic, cultural and political context in which such reﬂection takes place is vital. In paying homage to the theological contribution of Dirkie Smit in South Africa, this article argues that this is the most opportune time to consider how marginal issues of Africa still are in theological reﬂection today. Taking the baton from Smit, it is argued that confessional theology, if it is to remain relevant, must deal with issues of Africanness in theological reﬂections today.
Africanness; Confessional Theology; Reformed Theology; Apartheid; Humanity
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