The Journal of Global Catholicism is an international, interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journal. Its purpose is to foster the understanding of diverse forms of lived Catholicism with attention to their significance for theoretical approaches in anthropology, history, sociology, media studies, psychology, theology, and philosophy.
Current Issue: Volume 1, Issue 2 (2017) African Catholicism: Contemporary Issues
OverviewA consideration of contemporary issues in African Catholicism, including liturgical adaptation, music, communication, moral theology, and priestly ministry. Articles focus specifically on Nigerian Catholic experience, but also range broadly to engage with themes important to Catholics in sub-Saharan Africa. Among the specific questions addressed are: inculturation; uses of mass media and the promotion of social justice; moral relativism and the applicability of natural law theory; polygamy; and African and Western paradigms for defining the role of the priest. Official Catholic documents considered are Ecclesia in Africa and Evangelicum Gaudium.
Communicating the Justice and Peace of God in Africa Today
- Executive Editors
- Mathew N. Schmalz
- Marc Roscoe Loustau
- Associate Editor
- Kerry San Chirico
- Assistant Editor
- Danielle Kane