BEYOND MAKING MONEY. The Prophetic Songs of Paul Dzampah from Ghana. Edition, Introduction, and Annotations

  • This volume intends to give voice to one of the local agents of religious change in Africa by listening to the voice of Paul Dzampah, a Christian singer-songwriter in Ghana. Among the broad movement of new, post-modern Christianity in Africa the songs which are documented in this volume are kind of outstanding as the author never tried to establish his own church and never intended to make his living with his songs. We find a prophetic voice here which does not want to be “churchy” and which moves beyond the wide-spread attempt of making money with religion. The volume refrains from intensive analysis or extensive comment. The editor rather is just documenting these texts, and leaving the scientific analysis to others.

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Institutes:Fakultät Geistes- und Kulturwissenschaften / Lehrstuhl für Neutestamentliche Wissenschaften
Author:Joachim Kügler, Paul Kosi Dzampah
Editor:Joachim Kügler
Place of publication:Bamberg
Publisher:University of Bamberg Press
Year of publication:2014
Pages / Size:173 S. : Ill.
Collections (Serial Number):Bible in Africa Studies (14)
Source/Other editions:Parallel erschienen als Druckausg. in der University of Bamberg Press, 2014 (16,00 EUR)
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Keywords:Bible in Africa; Biblical Studies; Ghana; Prophecy; Speaking in tongues
DDC-Classification:2 Religion / 23 Christentum, Christliche Theologie / 230 Christentum, Christliche Theologie
RVK-Classification:BG 9720
Document Type:Book or monograph
Publishing Institution:University of Bamberg Press, Universitätsbibliothek Bamberg
Release Date:2014/07/08
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung-Nicht kommerziell-Keine Bearbeitung (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0)