oa Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies - Corporate personality in the Independent Churches in Southern Africa
|Article Title||Corporate personality in the Independent Churches in Southern Africa|
|© Publisher:||Southern African Missiological Society (SAMS)|
|Journal||Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Botswana|
|Publication Date||Nov 1999|
|Pages||299 - 312|
|Keyword(s)||African culture, Baptism, Black Theology, Capitalism, Industrialisation, Materialism, Missionary initiatives, New members, Oppression, Racism, Segregation, Social progress and Zionist churches|
Botswana society and South African society generally have undergone great changes due to rapid social change and industrial development. The traditional understanding of a human person as a corporate being is gradually losing its significance in our societies. The African Independent Churches (AICs) are, however, continually emphasising the corporate personality. This they do through their understanding and interpretation of the Bible.
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