John S. Mbiti

“The Father of Contemporary African Theology...

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John S. Mbiti is a 1-Time Bestselling Author

John Mbiti, Author, Philosopher, Professor, and Anglican priest from Kenya Canon John Samuel Mbiti, an Anglican priest who was born in Kenya, November 30, 1931. Mbiti taught Theology and Religion for many years at Makerere University in Uganda. After that he served as Director of the Ecumenical Institute Bossey, of the World Council of Churches near Geneva, Switzerland. He has been visiting professor at many universities in Europe, America, Canada and Australia and has travelled widely in many countries.

Professor Mbiti has published over 400 articles, reviews and books on theology, religion, philosophy and literature. Currently he is part-time professor at the University of Bern, and parish minister in Burgdorf, Switzerland. He is married to Verena and they have four children: Kyeni, Maria, Esther and Kavata.

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