2 edition of Power and Beliefs in South Africa (Studia originalia) found in the catalog.
Power and Beliefs in South Africa (Studia originalia)
December 31, 1988
by Unisa Press / Uitgewers
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||348|
Christianity is the dominant religion in South Africa, with almost 80% of the population in professing to be Christian. No single denomination predominates, with mainstream Protestant churches, Pentecostal churches, African initiated churches, and the Catholic Church all having significant numbers of adherents. Importantly, there is significant and sustained syncretism with African. African Religions and Philosophy is a good book and Mbiti is a good man to write it. The similarities of folk beliefs and practices worldwide provide amazing insight into the ible, especially the Old Testament. Africa’s geographic and cultural proximity to the Holy Land makes African folk religion even more interesting to a student of Scripture.
User Review - Flag as inappropriate Christianity in South Africa: A Political, Social, and Cultural History Writing this review as someone that grew up in South Africa and studied SA Church History for the last 30 years, there are numerous factual mistakes in the book, especially in terms of the Dutch Reformed churches in South AFrica. Names are used incorrectly, assumptions are made which are. In the immediate post-apartheid period, South Africa enjoyed robust soft power that was derived from its liberal constitution, iconic individuals, ideals of democracy and human rights, attractive.
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