The Africa Bible Commentary

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2007-07-02

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Ghana Journal of Religion and Theology (GJRT)

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On July 5, 2006, the Africa Bible Commentary was officially presented to the wider public. I The ABC, as the commentary is known, is a joint project of the Association of Evangelicals in Africa and the International Mission Organisation, (Serving in Missionin) The press release states that the ABC is a one-volume, 1600 page Bible commentary, written by Africans for Africans. 3 The ABC gives a ' section-by-section exegesis and explanation of the whole Bible as seen through the eyes of African scholars,.4 Besides the Bible commentary, the ABC also includes 72 short articles on relevant social, cultural and theological issues. The book has a separate section called Guidelines for using the ABC, to aid non-academic readers in using the commentary.5 In total seventy African scholars from a variety of countries and denominations were involved in the project.

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Bible Commentary, Africa, Christianity

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