Nairobi Colloquium

In spring 2013, the Henry Center sponsored a colloquium in Nairobi, Kenya, the first large-scale interdenominational, international effort within the church to address the growing presence of witch accusations.

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The Problem

Witchcraft accusations are an increasing problem throughout the continent of Africa, leading some Western organizations to declare the situation a human rights crisis.

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Our Team

Lead by Dr. Tite Tiénou and Robert Priest, the gathering consisted in a team of fifty church pastors and scholars, a majority from Africa.

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Continuing Research

Early seeds for a broad ecclesial response are beginning to be laid and many research projects are underway.

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