oa Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies - A reformed perspective on African belief in ancestors
|Article Title||A reformed perspective on African belief in ancestors|
|© Publisher:||Southern African Missiological Society (SAMS)|
|Journal||Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies|
|Affiliations||1 The Christian ministry in Africa, Uppsala|
|Publication Date||Aug 1973|
|Pages||73 - 85|
|Keyword(s)||Ancestor-cult, Anti-intellectual tendencies, Biblical realism, Contrition, Dutch missiologist, Fear for ï¿½ living-dead"", Hlonipha custom, Humility, Missionary approach, Scriptures, Superstitions and Theological motivations|
There seems to be a great variety of approaches to the problem on problem on African belief in ancestors. Basically however, they can be reduced to three groups, namely, a syncretistic, a rationalistic-pietistic and a classic-protestant group.
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