The vigilance of competent ecclesiastical authority toward ecclesial movements

The Vigilance of Competent Ecclesiastical Authority toward Ecclesial Movements Chapter I: The vigilance of competent ecclesiastical authority toward associations of the faithful through the ages Abstract The first chapter examines the development of ecclesiastical vigilance toward associations of the faithful in their Church life. The purpose of this undertaking is to surgically lay the groundwork for how vigilance as exercised by effective and competent ecclesiastical authority has been juridically relevant through the ages. First, the chapter deals with developments up to 1917, beginning with the earliest appearance of ecclesiastical vigilance over associations, known historically as...

The influence of christianity on kamba marriage customs

DISSERTATION PROPOSAL by (Name) The Name of the Class (Course) Professor (Tutor) The Name of the School (University) The City and State where it is located 03 February 2018 Dissertation Proposal The spread of Christianity on African continent and its interaction with local ethnical groups created unusual forms of practice of religious customs on the continent. One of the most multiethnic countries in Africa is Kenya which is a home for hundreds of nations one of which is Kamba people. The religious distribution of this small nation (almost 3 million inhabitants) is quite equally divides it between Christianity and local religions and worships. The inclusion of Christian elements...

Islamic Worship and Ritual

Islamic ritual and worship represent the bringing together of all cultures that are directed by similar practices as well as beliefs. The religion is guided by specific cultural aspects as well as processes that unite its followers. In this text, we see how Islamic worship and ritual tend to be exceptional from those of other religions. In this regard, the text analysis two important aspects that include the founding moments, as well as the writing of the holy book used in worship, are discussed demonstrating the unique nature of the religion in question. Despite the fact that one might be a bit uncomfortable when the exceptional statement of Muslim is made particularly now when the issue of...

How Christianity has affected Kamba marriage traditions

INFLUENCE OF CHRISTIANITY ON KAMABA MARRIAGES By (Name) Course: Instructor: Institution: Date: Abstract The spread of Christianity has led to assimilation and change of lifestyle of people across the world and especially in Africa where the local people’s traditions have been viewed as being backward and undesirable by the westerners. The Akamba of Kenya is among the African communities that have had to adopt new practices abandoning their own to embrace Christianity. Through Christianity, there has been disruption of local marriage customs and assimilation into European colonial beliefs, full adoption of Christian elements being integrated into local traditions, and the emergence of new...

King Solomon versus King Ahab

King Solomon versus King Ahab The set of warnings outlined in part of the Mosaic Law in Deuteronomy 17: 14-20 requires Israelites to choose a king who is a native of Israel. The king should neither amass wealth at the expense of his subjects nor acquire many wives, for they will turn his heart away from the Lord. The prospective king is to make a copy of the Law on a scroll and consult it all his life. Additionally, he should fear and adore the Lord in equal measure for him to be blessed by God. The Lord also instructs the king not to deviate from the law that will be issued to him. Failure to adhere warrants a short reign amongst the king’s lineage. Psalms 72, on the other hand, in a prayer to...

African Theologies and discourse western theology

Contribution of African Theologies to Theological Discourse of the West By, Name Instructor Course Date of Submission Contribution of African Theologies to Theological Discourse of the West The understanding of theology has, over the decades, been a major dogmatic orientation of modern era. Essentially, it is within this framework of theological orientation that three different scriptural currents have arisen in Africa: South African Black theology, African Theology, and African Liberation theology. African theology, also known as inculturation theology, tries to offer African expression to Christianity within a theological context. As a branch of theology, African theology involves a...