Controversies about theologies of healing and health

CIHA Blog Co-Editor and UKZN Professor Simangaliso Kumalo delivered a keynote address at the ‘All Africa Conference of Churches’ in Nairobi- Kenya, titled ‘Controversies about theologies of healing and health’.

The Conference was attended by Church leaders from all over the continent of Africa. The carefully selection of presenters focused on the controversies that have developed in churches vis-à-vis the methods employed in the ministry of healing.  Professor Kumalo’s paper expounded upon healing from a Biblical, western medical perspective, African indigenous practice/s and the Pentecostal praxis. He proposed that the Church/es need to learn from the African indigenous understanding of healing which is holistic, all-embracing and communal. He based his argument on the philosophy of collective existentialism, where the well-being of one or none thereof, applies to the other/s.

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Dear Colleagues

Hope you are well. Kindly receive the first copy of our Newsletter. We hope to have this publication at least fortnightly. Hope it expands your horizons in terms of the work that is done by the school and inspires your commitment to the College and University. We welcome constructive comments and these can be shared in this group or sent privately to me. Enjoy the reading and have a fabulous weekend.

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