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pastoral approach to African traditional values of fecundity and marriage

Constance R. Banzikiza

pastoral approach to African traditional values of fecundity and marriage

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Published by AMECEA Gaba Publications in Eldoret, Kenya .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan.
    • Subjects:
    • Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church.,
    • Marriage -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
    • Fertility, Human -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
    • Birth control -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [133]-155).

      StatementConstance R. Banzikiza.
      SeriesAMECEA Gaba Publications spearhead ;, nos. 135-137, AMECEA Gaba Publications spearhead ;, 135-137.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX2250 .B3 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 155 p. :
      Number of Pages155
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL654339M
      ISBN 109966836179
      LC Control Number96981424

      Culturally Alert Counseling: African Americans Each ethnicity has its’ own unique personality and inclination (or not) towards the therapeutic process. The African-American community has a set of expectations and hesitations that will enhance the healing process or bring it to a premature termination. African Proverbs about marriage and married life give insight as to how people really feel about marriage. Some of these proverbs are tongue in cheek while others are very serious and poignant. - African Proverbs on Marriage - African Culture at BellaOnline. The Kenyan theologian, philosopher and pastor, Prof. John S. Mbiti, generally acclaimed as the Father of Christian theology of African Traditional Religion (ATR) and indigenous efforts for.


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The pastoral approach to African traditional values of fecundity and marriage (AMECEA Gaba Publications spearhead) Paperback – January 1, byAuthor: Constance R Banzikiza.

A Reflection on the African Traditional Values of Marriage and Sexuality Dr. Paul Kyalo Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies, Kenyatta University, P.O. BoxNairobi, Kenya Abstract It is the ‘opinion consensuses of a few scholars that the institution of marriage has continued to.

definition of marriage based on coresidence of the spouses is insufficient in the case of Cote d'Ivoire, and perhaps also for other African societies. Because women who had both a traditional and a civil marriage cer-emony were only asked about the timing of the traditional union, civil unions will not be discussed in this article.

The African marriage is an integral part of the whole African culture and was a rite of passage for every mature man and woman. In African tradition, marriage was done after someone had gone through the adolescent stage where different lessons on respect, morality and upholding the.

by customary practices. African cultures contain views and customs that define the position of men and women. These views guide and rule marriage and family life (see Gelfand ; MacGonagle ). The point of departure of the study is that African couples understand and practise male headship and female submission in the.

Prayer Intention: We pray that international bodies and foreign donors may respect African traditional family values. Scriptural Reflection: Gen. God blessed them and said to them, “Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky and over every living creature that moves on the ground.”.

ABSTRACT Introduction: This study looks at the need for African Approaches to psychotherapy. African psychotherapy is ultimately concerned with understanding the systems of meaning of human.

Traditional African approaches in the light of natural values, and of modern secular attitude If we are going to speak of traditional African concepts and customs regarding marriage and the family, a few clarifications are called for.

The first is that the context of this article is sub-Sahara Africa. Marriage and Divorce among the Asante: Study Undertaken in the Course of the Ashanti Social Survey (). values and institutions.

Its traditional social system is a complete African field staff was indispensable for the field techniques we used. nature and foundation of African Traditional Religion.

It also shows that the worship of God in African Traditional Religion is through sacrifices, offerings, singing, dancing and prayers. The paper also considers the concept of evil, ethics, justice and time in African Traditional Religion.

Ngundu Mission Churches and African Customary Marriage 37 practice and procedures are still viewed and valued as the sine qua non of establishing valid, legitimate and lasting marriage relationships. In all societies, before the introduction of church marriages in the.

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Church Documents. The following is a selection of documents related to the Church's teaching on marriage, the family, and the person. For specific documents related to Church teaching on conjugal love, responsible parenthood and natural family planning, see this Church Teaching page.

Here is a compilation of quotes and statements on "gender ideology". Re: What Is African Marriage About And What Is It Values. by Nobody: pm On I don't know what an African marriage is, hence, knowing it's values does not arise. All I know is 'marriage' as an institution created by God, and I would love to think I know some of the values.

Reflection on pastoral care in Africa: Towards discerning emerging pragmatic pastoral ministerial responses Article (PDF Available) October with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Vhumani Magezi.

As the book of beginnings, Genesis has much to say about a multitude of topics, many of which revolve around this year's Evangelical Theology Society conference theme of marriage and family. The purpose of this paper is to discuss seven timeless principles for marriage and family relationships from the book of : Todd S.

Beall. The Impact of African Traditional Religious Beliefs and Cultural Values on Christian- Muslim Relations in Ghana from through the Present: A Case Study of Nkusukum-Ekumfi-Enyan area of the Central Region.

Submitted by Francis Acquah to the University of Exeter as a thesis for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Theology in December The African marriage rites are very important to the African peoples.

The marriage rites are followed strictly and are very traditional. Marriage is the beginning of new life and when two people become African Traditional Religion, marriage is a cherished fecundity and is intended for procreation. (ix) A traditional African marriage may be dissolved on certain grounds, but the Christian marriage is a life-long union.

(x) A traditional African marriage gives certain legal rights to the parents of the spouses but in Christian marriage, it is the husband and wife who have legal rights over each other and their children. Pentecostalism in Africa Introduction to the Dilemma of Foreign Missions in Africa The history of post-colonial African Christianity is the history of a people searching for their lost identity.

“African’s have lost their own story and absorbed another people’s story. An enduring theme in African history is how to exorcise the humiliations from contacts.

In the study of Traditional Religions and cultures and in the reflection on how Christianity can ensure the desired pastoral approach, some key doctrinal points must be kept in mind, namely: the revealed nature of the message Christ has brought to us, the central role of Jesus Christ, the irreplaceable role of the Bible and Tradition, the unity.

This book is a successful attempt at this approach. This way, the book is a trend-setter in African Theologies, and in fact even in Third World Theologies. It is local -Tanzanian and African – in the examples that are quoted; at the same time it is universal in its approach. A pastoral approach to culture.

Challenges and Reference Points A new age in human history New «Areopagus» situations and traditional cultural areas Cultural diversity and religious plurality. III. Practical suggestions Primary pastoral objectives Religions and «the religious» «Ordinary» ways of experiencing faith, popular piety, the.

Nineteenth century missionaries to Africa were probably not conscious of the distinction between monogamous marriage as an institution in Western culture and monogamy as the Christian norm for the marriage relationship; and they sought to replace polygamy found in African cultures by the Western institution as a basic necessity in a Christian.

2 Six Key ApproAcheS to counSelling And therApy BOx fOur cOunselling and therapy schOOls The psychodynamic school The term psychodynamic refers to the transfer of psychic or mental energy between the different structures and levels of consciousness within people’s Size: KB.

gnosis (A) "knowledge"; spiritual insight, principial comprehension, divine wisdom. (B) knowledge; gnosis is contrasted with doxa (opinion) by Plato; the object of gnosis is to on, reality or being, and the fully real is the fully knowable (Repa); the Egyptian Hermetists made distinction between two types of knowledge: 1) science (episteme), produced by reason (logos), and 2) gnosis.

The custom/traditional marriage varies in different countries of Africa. For example, Lobola is a century-old marriage tradition, still common throughout Africa. This system requires that a price be paid for the right to marry a woman. This practice is still used extensively in contemporary African society and has raised both critical and File Size: KB.

Preparation for marriage begins long before the couple approaches the priest or pastoral minister. In his Apostolic Exhortation On the Family (Familiaris Consortio, #81), Pope John Paul II strongly urges that young people be educated about chastity, fidelity, and the meaning of marriage as a sacrament.

African culture is in flux, and so are African values. In fact, Africans, as well as any community of people, are daily involved in the task of living in and building a culture (Wirsty ). All cultures grow and change with those who live by them.

The majority of cultures. Traditional African family instructions African traditional family counselors believe that prevention is better than cure. Traditional African counseling begins with proper instruction before the marriage takes place.

Such instruction will remain as lifelong guidance for the new family. According to the World Systems Theories outlined by Immanuel Wallerstein, the Modern World System is characterized by much socioeconomic tension, namely between the _____, or the developed, industrialized, democratic parts of the world, and the _____ areas that include the poorer sector of the world's population which often struggles to provide resources, products, and services for little in.

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Redemptive Preaching 69 2. While some scholars admitted that the whole of Africa could not be a spiritual vacuum, they raised doubt as to whether the God that the Africans believed in was the “real God” or their own 4 E. Smith, (ed.), African Ideas of God, Edinburgh,p 5 See Idowu, African Traditional Religion, p A PASTORAL MARRIAGE AND FAMILY WHOLENESS PROGRAMME A contextual cross-cultural contribution to enrichment, growth and healing through pastoral care and counselling in the South African context, with particular focus on Methodist families in the community of KwaNdengezi in KwaZulu-Natal.

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The empirical results of this article are presented according to the objectives of the study. Relationships, A Biblical Perspective on Marriage - Read more Christian relationships and marriage advice and Biblical help for husbands and wives. Marriage and Family in African Christianity 4. Importance of the Covenant of Marriage What has come to be known in Swahili as 'suria", is a mar-riage whereby a boy and girl come to live together without a formal wedding.

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Marriage is an important step in the life of every human on earth. Different cultures have different rituals and beliefs about marriage.

Love, economic status, religious beliefs, and social acceptance are just a few reasons individuals marry across differing cultures. marriage and family counseling is provided, and the differences and overlaps between family, individual, and marriage therapy are highlighted.

4ajor theoretical perspectives, their effects on marriage ank, amily counseling, and the integration of competing approaches are discussed.

Several types of marriage. On the other hand, mission founded-churches, because of their refusal to recognise African customary marriages,continue to publicly discipline any African Christian couple who consummate their marriage after a customary marriage but before a church wedding which can take place several months or even years after the customary African religion can complement Christian moral values by sharing concepts about God for example; God maintains creation, God is the creator of everything, God provides for and guard’s creation, God is omnipotent and omniscient, God supports fairness.Marriage Rituals A Jewish bride and groom dance the hora—a traditional Israeli folk dance—with friends and family at their wedding reception.

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