oa Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies - African cosmology and pastoral family therapy
|Article Title||African cosmology and pastoral family therapy|
|© Publisher:||Southern African Missiological Society (SAMS)|
|Journal||Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies|
|Affiliations||1 Practical Theology, University of Pretoria|
|Publication Date||Aug 1998|
|Pages||260 - 271|
|Keyword(s)||African world-view, Cosmological family spiral, Counselling, Diversifying nation, Expression of science, Family pathology, Interhuman coupling, Intermodernic society, Pastoral family therapist, Plural coalescence, Venda muta and Western philosophies|
All spheres and dimensions of our land and lives are increasingly permeated by ""the African way"", which, contrary to popular perception, does not merely consist of a string of strange customs and interesting rituals, but is in fact a manner of being. Growing consensus exists among black and white African theologians, religionists philosophers and other scientists that, in the midst of numerous variables, a dominant cosmological view of life and of the world prevails in Africa.
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