oa Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies - African independency in the Caribbean: The case of the spiritual Baptists
|Article Title||African independency in the Caribbean: The case of the spiritual Baptists|
|© Publisher:||Southern African Missiological Society (SAMS)|
|Journal||Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies|
|Affiliations||1 Dean of College, St John's College, Bramcote, Nottingham, UK|
|Publication Date||Apr 1998|
|Pages||94 - 115|
|Keyword(s)||Baptismal practice, Blessing, Cultural traditions, Customs amongst people, Economic condition, Healing, Holy Spirit of God, Missionary domination of churches, Pentecostalism, Ritual washing and Sporadic evangelisation|
The missiological impact of the rapid growth of African Independent Churches AICs) in the African context. The recognition of the existence of equivalent groups in the African diaspora broadens the debates about the contextualisation and Indigenlsation of Christianity. This paper draws attention to the community of Spiritual Baptists In Trinidad, West Indies, founded by free slaves from the Southern States in the early 19th century.
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