It contains local proverbs and folk lore to help interpret the scriptures.

The commentary also addresses contemporary issues such as HIV/Aids, female genital mutilation, refugees, ethnic conflict and witchcraft.

Published by the Evangelical publisher Zondervan, The Africa Bible Commentary gives a section-by-section interpretation of the gospel.”

“It is a weaving of word of the Bible and the word of Africa,” he told the BBC’s Focus on Africa programme.

“We used a lot of African proverbs, a lot of African folk lore and a lot of Africa illustrations and African songs,” he said.”

From the BBC

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