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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The Secret Religion of the Slaves

Why Africa Needed Its Own Study Bible
And why Americans might want one too.
Morgan Lee
If you ever get invited to a wedding on a Friday night in Morocco, the invitation will say the ceremony starts "the evening of Saturday." North Africans consider each day to begin the evening before nightfall — just the way Genesis describes each day of the world's first week: "And there was evening, and there was morning. . . ." This small connection between Scripture and one of Africa's myriad cultures appears at the beginning of the Africa Study Bible (ASB), set to launch in February 2017. The first English-language study Bible written by African scholars for an African context, it's also attracting Western readers. continue reading >>

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