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Volume Seven, Issue 1
The article on Baptism, Church Attendance and their Economy of Salvation in African Christianity: Covenantal Fidelity As Panacea, poses the question: Is baptism sufficient for one’s salvation and does one need to maintain church attendance to retain their salvation? This article explains the meaning of baptism, the place of baptism in salvation, the significance of church attendance in relationship to endurance of salvation and shows how people’s culture could help in their understanding of baptism and its economy in salvation.
The article on City of Religions, Regalia and Consumerism: Exploring Religious Diversity in the Neo-Liberal City of Isale-Eko, Lagos Island, examines the validity of such a claim and shows how these dynamics are occurring empirically, through complex processes of recomposition, revival, re-interpretation, syncretism, bricolage, etc. The paper specifically focuses on the interface between religions in Isale-Eko, Lagos, Nigeria. I
The article on Training Needs of Domestic Workers and their Employers: A Case of Nairobi Metropolitan Area, Kenya, sought to establish domestic workers' non-tasks needs and their employers' training needs.
The article on The Threat of Postmodern Relativism to the Church in Nairobi, Kenya: A Postmodern Public Theology Approach, employed a postmodern public theology in addressing the need for the church to re-conceptualize her theology to resonate with the reality of several young people.
The article on Pursuing livelihoods in Insecure Environments: Coping Mechanisms by Women Small Scale Traders in Mathare Slums in Nairobi, Kenya, aimed at establishing the kind of insecurity facing women who pursue livelihoods through small scale trading in Mathare slums and how they are able to develop coping mechanisms amidst the violence.
The article on The Semblance Divine Derivations of Azande Surnames: A Cultural Appraisal of Christianity, is written to bridge the social gap between the Azande tradition and that of the Jews concerning the use of the Divine name of God. It also explains the perception of the Azande on God’s name and how His name is being used among them. More so, it provides an insight into the Azande cognition and encounter with God in their daily life, thus, providing an objective perspective of the Azande traditional religious view.
The article on Ubuntu Eucharist as Solution to the ‘Open Table Debate’ In Africa, considers the debate on whether the Eucharist should be open to all regardless of their status or closed and only offered to those judged as right. Although the debate is a concern of all churches worldwide, this article will use the situation in the IECA as a case study. The article assesses the consequences of closing the table and or opening the table and borrows the African philosophy of Ubuntu to argue that administration of the Eucharist should be aligned with the principles of Ubuntu philosophy in Africa, if it has to achieve its intended purpose of being the conduit of channeling God’s grace to all for the purpose of salvation.
The article on A Qualitative Enquiry into Manager and Non-Management Perspectives Of Internal Relationship Cultivation Efforts In Selected Non-Profit Organisations in Kenya, was to establish how relationship cultivation strategies impact employee-organization relationships (EORs).

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Vol. 7 No. 1 (2022): African Multidisciplinary Journal of Research

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