African Christianity and the Ethic of I-Beg-You: African Worldview Disrupts Christian Moral Philosophy
Dr Wariboko argues that the African ethic of "I-beg-you" has been misused and threatens economic development, and weakens law and order. It is in conflict with the Christian doctrine of forgiveness. It is time to reconstruct postcolonial African social ethics.
Nimi Wariboko, PhD (Princeton), Walter G. Muelder Professor of Social Ethics at Boston University, USA