- The Original African Heritage Study Bible - Paperback
The Original African Heritage Study Bible - Paperback
"Believing that most translations fail to give appropriate credit to the contributions of African people, this one-of-a kind Bible is intended to interpret Scripture as it relates to persons of African descent, hoping to foster an appreciation of the multiculturalism inherent in the Bible." -From the introduction.
Unique features include 64 color photographs and illustrations along with footnotes featuring black Bible characters. Features include full color maps of ancient bible lands showing where important African/Edenic events and places occurred in the Ancient World; original art reproductions of the Mafa tribe of Cameroon, Africa; highlighted verses about Africa and biblical characters of African descent; larger print; famous slave songs; and 101 favorite bible verses from people of the African Diaspora. Also included are specially selected articles by outstanding national Bible scholars, including "Biblical Hermeneutics in Africentric Perspective" from J. Depotis Roberts book Africentric Christianity." Editor: Cain Hope Felder