Africa and the New Face of Mission: A Critical Assessment of the Legacy of the Irish Spiritans Among the Igbo of Southeastern Nigeria

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This book is a study of the impact of the Irish Spiritans upon the Igbo of Nigeria during the twentieth century. Ebelebe argues that the Church must be selective in what it reclaims from its Irish Heritage and must draw from the resources of Igbo traditional culture and religion.

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This is a pioneer study. . .an intimate journey into the missiological soul of the Congregation.--Ogbu.U. Kalu "Mccormick Theological Seminary, Chicago, Henry Winters Luce Professor of World Christianity and Mission "

Not restricted simply to critiquing the past, Ebelebe's study outlines future pastoral initiatives that would solidify achievements and enrich other cultural contexts.--Michael A. Fahey, S.J., Department of Theology, Boston College

American as well as Nigerian readers will find Ebelebe's arguments challenging and his style charming....[a] valuable contribution.--Patrick W. Carely, William J. Kelly, S.J. Chair in Catholic Theology "Marquette University, Milwaukee "

Dr. Ebelebe brings to bear his respected and sharp intellectual acumen, extensive and dogged research, and felicitous expression....This book will reward the general reader, but professors and students of missiology and Catholic theology will find it especially valuable.--James Chukwuma Okoye, C.S.Sp., Carroll Stuhlmueller Professor of Old Testament "Catholic Theological Union "

This book opens with a powerful and poignant foreward. . . . It provides good insight into the cultural context in which the Christian message was eventually immersed. . . . This volume makes significant contributions to the larger discourse on mission studies. Ebelebe writes with clarity and conviction. His study provides an important African perspective on the theology and raison d'etre of mission, on which the future of the Christian church necessarily rests.--Akintunde E. Akinade "International Bulletin of Mission Research, January 2010 "

This is a fascinating book.... I was amazed at the number of different insights that he had, pointing out things I had not even considered.... It has an excellent bibliography and an index.--Missiology: An International Review

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