Title: Foundations of an African Ethic Beyond the Universal Claims of Western Morality
By: Benezet Bujo
In this groundbreaking book, Benezet Bujo, a leading voice in African Christian theology, offers an informed critique of Western ethics and lays the theoretical groundwork for a new African ethics. By skillfully drawing on themes from African life such as marriage, therapy, and art, he exposes the shortcomings of philosophical anthropology implicit in Western ethics, comparing Western theories of natural law. This timely contribution of African theology will be of special interest to students of religion, comparative and non-Western philosophy, anthropology, and African studies, as well as anyone interested in contemporary ethics.