Recent Submissions

  • Uganda martyrs: place and role of women 

    Banja, Olivia Nassaka (Journal of Church History Society of Southern Africa, 2008-04)
    This article examines the place and role of women in the Uganda Martyrs’ story. Many people both men and women wonder what women have to do with the Uganda Martyrs’ story since it is commonly known that there were no women ...
  • YHWH, His Son and his Spirit: A biblical theology of God 

    Nyende, Peter (African journal of evangelical theology, 2020)
    I articulate a biblical theology of God in outline in the hope of making a contribution to shape views of God amongst African Christians through the theological education of clergy. In the OT, YHWH, the God of Israel, is ...
  • Prepared to Believe: The Evangelism of Preschoolers and Infant Baptism in African Anglican Churches 

    Nyende, Peter (The Global Anglican, 2020)
    This article discusses the cognitive status of preschool children based on the insights of the child psychologist Jean Piaget. Building on this, a strategy is offered for the evangelism of preschoolers and the expected ...
  • Called by God but Ordained by Men: The Work and Ministry of Reverend Florence Spetume Njangali in the Church of the Province of Uganda 

    Byaruhanga, Christopher (Cambridge Publishing, 2009)
    The controversy over the ordination of women as priests in the Church of the Province of Uganda has been going on for a long time. Today, there are a few women priests in a good number of dioceses in the Church of the ...
  • Comparison between Biblical and African Concept of Life after Death. 

    Omona, David Andrew (2015-06)
    This paper on the comparison between biblical and African concept of live after death seeks to unearth some of the minute similarities and broad differences between the two believe systems about death. In the pursuit of ...
  • Puzzling Apostolic Hermeneutics of the Old Testament as Theological Hermeneutics 

    Nyende, Peter (Journal of Horizons in Biblical Theology, 2016)
    In this article, I argue that puzzling apostolic interpretations of some Old Testament messages as fulfilled in specific New Testament contexts, to which the Old Testament messages do not apparently refer, are actually ...
  • Law and Gospel in Hebrews: Some Paradigms for Christianity in Africa 

    Nyende, Peter (An Evangelical Christian Journal of Contemporary Mission and Research in Africa, 2004)
    The ‘law’ in the book of Hebrews is seen to relate to Christ in a variety of intriguing ways: almost simultaneously the ‘law’ anticipates, illuminates, is fulfilled and made redundant in Christ- the center of the gospel. ...
  • Tested for Our Sake: The Temptations of Jesus in the Light of Hebrews 

    Nyende, Peter (Expository Times, 2016)
    In this paper, I illustrate that there has been a neglect to consider what Hebrews has to say on Jesus’ temptations in studies on the temptations of Jesus. I therefore conduct an exegesis of Hebrews, whereby I argue that ...
  • Addressing ethnicity via biblical studies: a task of African biblical scholarship 

    Nyende, Peter (Neotestamentica, 2010)
    In view of the ethnic crisis in Africa and the complexities of the discipline of Biblical Studies, one wonders how African biblical scholarship could address ethnic issues in Africa through its study of the Bible and its ...
  • Hebrews' Christology and its contemporary apprehension in Africa 

    Nyende, Peter (Neotestamentica, 2007)
    I should begin this paper by putting its significance into perspective. The Bible is a challenge especially to Christian communities. This is primarily because Christians perceive it, in some sense, as the 'word of God' ...
  • An Aspect of the Character of Christianity in Africa 

    Nyende, Peter (Journal of Theology in Southern Africa, 2009)
    Much has been written on and about Christianity in Africa but with relatively little on the subject of understanding it. This is an alarming state of affairs if we take it that Christianity in Africa may soon become the ...
  • Institutional and Popular Interpretations of the Bible in Africa: Towards an Integration 

    Nyende, Peter (Expository Times, 2007)
    Religious Studies Departments and Faculties of Theology), as well as Africa’s churches, homes and open spaces, with the intention of finding out how the two can be best integrated for the sake of African Christian communities. ...
  • Why bother with Hebrews? An African perspective 

    Nyende, Peter (The Heythrop Journal, 2005)
    Hebrews was [and is] not regarded as sufficiently ‘mainstream’ either in the academic circles or in its ‘market’, the churches, to warrant much attention. Then as now we knew that only the Gospels and Paul were really ...
  • Ethnic studies: An urgent need in theological education in Africa 

    Nyende, Peter (International Review of Mission, 2009)
    By virtue of its subject matter, theological education ought to infuse life with morals and values, thus moulding a just, moral and peaceful society such as is envisaged in God’s telos for His world. And in line with its ...
  • The church's involvement in politics in Africa: passive or evaluative? 

    Byaruhanga, Christopher (2007-08)
    In its involvement in politics, the Church in Africa should know that politics is not its first calling. However, as the conscience of society, the Church must address moral issues and measure public actions in society by ...
  • Ethnicity in Theological Education in Africa 

    Nyende, Peter; Phiri, I.A; Werner, D. Eds. (Regnum Books International, 2013)
    In this article I argue that by virtue of its subject matter, theological education ought to infuse life with morals and values, thus molding a just, moral and peaceful society such as is envisaged in God’s telos for His ...