Book Description "Carve with your friends; alone you cut yourself." (Luvale, Zambia)
Shows how the wisdom sayings and proverbs of Africa offer a new way to look at and understand the Christian mysteries. It contains over 100 pages on Small Christian Communities in Africa, particularly Chapter Three, "Church as the Extended Family of God." Included is a profile/case study of St. Jude thaddeus SCC in St Augustine Parish, Musoma, Tanzania.
"These authors have succeeded in drawing on the rich oral literature and cultural symbols of many ethnic groups in different parts of Africa . . . . the book expounds vividly with practical examples. [The authors are] transmitting the theological insights and reflections of the African people from grassroots . . ."--John P. Mbonde in The Sunday Observer