oa Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies - The origins and political-religious functions of an Independent Church
|Article Title||The origins and political-religious functions of an Independent Church|
|© Publisher:||Southern African Missiological Society (SAMS)|
|Journal||Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies|
|Affiliations||1 Centre for African Studies, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany|
|Publication Date||Nov 1999|
|Pages||377 - 389|
|Keyword(s)||African Christians, African Independent Church, Dinkoanyane, Ethiopianism, European missionaries, Paganism, Pan-Slavist, Paternalistic supervision and Western Europe|
As a result of the Anglo-Boer War the earlier independence movement of African indigenous churches became a political-social movement. One of the best examples of the early development of Ethiopianism in South Africa is that of the Lutheran Ba-Pedi Church, which was founded in 1890.
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