August 16, 2012 / Theology
Christian worship is the unique context, space, and practice through which the gifts of healing, forgiveness, and reconciliation are received and embraced.
Emmanuel Katongole is a Catholic priest from Uganda and an associate professor of theology and world Christianity at Duke Divinity School. In addition to serving as a senior strategist for the Center for Reconciliation, Emmanuel’s teaching and research interests cover a wide range of issues related to theology, reconciliation, the church in Africa, the Rwandan genocide, African politics, violence, and the AIDS epidemic. He examines the role of stories in the formation of political identity, the dynamics of social memory, and the nature and role of the Christian imagination. His books include The Sacrifice of Africa, Mirror to the Church, and the award-winning Reconciling All Things.