ACTEA eNews #30 -- March 2008
The mission of ACTEA is to promote quality evangelical theological education
in Africa by providing supporting services, facilitating academic recognition,
and fostering continental and inter-continental cooperation.
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Africa Christian Books is pleased to announce the availability of a substantial bibliography of titles of interest to all theological educators in Africa. Textbooks for Theological Education in Africa: An Annotated Bibliography by Richard L. Starcher and Enosh A. Anguandia is now available at no charge on the Internet. This unique tool will help teachers and students to find African resources on the subjects they are studying. Acknowledgement is made to the journal BookNotes for Africa for permission to make brief use of their published reviews. The book is 213 pages covering 707 titles. Books are listed by academic subject and also by author. Each book is accompanied by notes on availability, price, theological orientation, educational level, subject, review and usefulness. The bibliography is further enhanced by subject and key word indices.
View for yourself at: http://www.ecwaevangel.org/textbiblio/biblio_all.pdf
For more information, contact Rich Starcher at firstname.lastname@example.org
Act now and benefit from this free offer to theological libraries and scholars in Africa!
A friend of ACTEA has offered to mail free of charge to theological libraries and scholars a newly compiled data CD entitled "Perspectives of an African Theologian: The writings of Byang H. Kato ThD." The CD contains 90 documents including Byang H. Kato's published and unpublished articles, his MST thesis and ThD dissertation, and several published books including his Theological Pitfalls in Africa. See a full bibliography of Byang H. Kato's works at www.theoledafrica.org, link ACTEA, link Tools & Studies, No. 16. To request your free copy of the CD, simply email info@TheolEdAfrica.org and indicate your involvement in theological scholarship in Africa. You must also provide your complete mailing address. We encourage multiple orders to the same address in order to save shipping costs (provide above details for each intended recipient).
NOTE: This special ACTEA Offer is available only while quantities last.
The desire of the South African Theological Seminary is to raise Bible-based, Christ-centred, Spirit-led Evangelical scholars in Africa. With this in mind SA Theological Seminary is very pleased to announce the inauguration of the SATS Postgraduate School. The school offers MTh and DTh degrees administered by supervisors who are experts in their fields.
Mrs Jenny Mason
Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology is pleased to announce the launching of the Postgraduate Diploma in Theology in September 2008.
The Postgraduate Diploma in Theology is a multipurpose programme designed to:
Application forms and additional information are available at www.negst.edu under Admissions, or from the Admissions Officer, P.O. Box 24686-00502, Karen, Nairobi, Kenya. Tel: 254 (20) 882104/5, E-mail: email@example.com
The Theological College of Zimbabwe is seeking a Christian Education lecturer (preferably African) to teach Christian Education courses at BA level, including Foundation of Christian Education, Human Development, Teaching Methods and Practicum, Curriculum Development, Sociology of Education, Philosophy of Education and Psychology of Education. The ideal candidate would be able to strengthen the TCZ Christian Education Department to create a Division.
For further information, please contact:
The Editorial Committee of the African Journal of Evangelical Theology invites newly written and previously unpublished articles by evangelical scholars, and book reviews written from an evangelical perspective, for publication. The journal is published twice yearly by Scott Theological College.
The purpose of AJET is to strengthen the African church by providing original, well thought out and/or reflected articles on biblical, theological, missional, pastoral, historical, leadership, African Christianity, contextualization, and ministerial issues with implications for educational ministry in the African continent. It also provides book reviews on new and recent books, thus creating awareness of these books for its readers. These articles and book reviews are of great benefit to theological educators and students in institutions of higher theological education.
All articles are reviewed for potential publication, and are screened according to the following criteria:
New subscribers are always welcome. Rates and subscription forms can be downloaded from our website: www.scott.ac.ke. Please visit this website for more information and for the address for submitting article manuscripts, or contact Dr Esther Kibor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) will hold its next General Assembly from 25-30 October 2008, in Pattaya, Thailand. The theme is "ONE LORD, ONE BODY, ONE VOICE (Eph 4:4-6)". This is the first WEA General Assembly held since 2001. Join over 500 other leaders from National & Regional Evangelical Alliances, WEA Commissions, Global Partners and Associates.
As One Body we will call upon and hear from the Lord through concerts of prayer.
As One Body we will develop strategies to address 21st century realities:
Registration is now open. More detailed information is available at http://ga08.org.
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