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MaryKnoll Institute of Africa Studies programs methodically teach contemporary cultures and religion of East Africa. This enables students to appropriately articulate an African perspective and their way of life

Some of the courses taught include:

  • African Traditional Religion Interprets the Bible
  • Spirituality, Personhood and Psychotherapy in an African Context
  • Contemporary Political and Economic Realities in Kenya
  • Church in Contemporary Africa: Its Political, Social and Economic Situation
  • Introduction to Islam in Eastern Africa
  • Gospel and Culture: The African Experience
  • African Cultures: An Overview
  • African Feminist/Womanist Theology: A Source for African Christian Theology
  • Sociology of Development/Underdevelopment in African Religion
  • Introduction to East African Art
  • African Traditional Spirituality 
  • African Christian Theology: Historical and Systematic Development
  • Mission in Africa Today: Methods, Concepts, Practices and Challenges
  • Towards the Inculturation of Religious Community Life in Africa  
  • African Traditional Religion: Major Beliefs, Practices and Contemporary Forms
  • African Marriage and Family: Challenge and Change
  • Introduction to East African Literature: Focus on Religious Conflicts
  • Justice and Peace in East Africa
  • Ideology and Practice of Health Ministry in Contemporary Africa: Traditional & Western
  • African Independent Churches: Authentic Integration or Separation from Christianity
  • Sage Philosophy: The Root of African Philosophy and Religion
  • Moral Teaching and Practices of African Traditional Religion


 P.O. Box 15199-00509,Lang'ata Kenya

Tel: +254 726 818 917, +254 732 818 917

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