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Resources for African students and scholars

by Joel Elowsky

The Society of Biblical Literature, through the ICI project, offers free online PDF files to scholars and students who would not otherwise have access to these resources. Most scholars and students in sub-Saharan Africa qualify for this program. The link below is a list of the publications available. If interested please email for more info.

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Thomas Oden

Core Hypothesis of Center for Early African Christianity

by Joel Elowsky with Thomas Oden

When the CEAC was first organized, one of the first issues we struggled with was whether or not we were needed or not. We knew that that were very talented scholars and church leaders in Africa who would be capable of carrying on the work we were proposing.

We decided to hold a consultation in 2008 to consult with these scholars and church leaders. We invited key leaders from all different parts of Africa and from many different denominations, including Coptic, Ethiopian, Catholics, Evangelicals, etc., both scholars and church leaders. Thomas Oden, the Director of the Center, presented the following core

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African Journal Online

African Journals Online

by Joel Elowsky

There is a resource that our readers may already be aware of. However in case they are not, I would like to direct them to a resource online that has many of the same goals as the CEAC. There is a website devoted to African Journals Online. It notes, as we do, the intellectual flow largely from North to South and West to East. But such a flow of information has largely overlooked the value of scholarship the continent of Africa itself has to offer.  The journal states: "Historically, scholarly information has

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