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Simeon Ilesanmi

Simeon Ilesanmi is Washington M. Wingate Professor of Religious Studies at Wake Forest University. He most recently edited The Rule of Law and the Rule of God (Palgrave, 2014).


New Directions in African Political Theologies

Contemporary African political theologies are a study in contrasts. A prophetic strand challenging unjust politics is alive and well, but so are political theologies that align with unscrupulous politicians and seek wealth at the expense of ordinary people. This dizzying situation raises questions of both substance and method about what African political theology is and how to do it.