oa Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies - Part 1: Towards an appraisal of AICs in mission: AIC designs for a relevant African theology of missions
|Article Title||Part 1: Towards an appraisal of AICs in mission: AIC designs for a relevant African theology of missions|
|© Publisher:||Southern African Missiological Society (SAMS)|
|Journal||Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies|
|Affiliations||1 Missiology, Boston University, School of Theology|
|Publication Date||Aug 2000|
|Pages||2 - 46|
|Keyword(s)||African lndependent Churches, African universities, Apostolic movement, Ecclesio-theological developments, Evangelists, Liberation theologians, Preachers, Theological seminaries, Traditional healing praxis and Western missionary traditions|
It is appropriate for a conference on African Initiatives in Christian Mission to reflect briefly on the prominent, if not overriding, role of Western churches as the agents of mission in Africa. A common trend through much of the previous century was the inclination of western missionising agencies to consider their white personnel engagedï¿½ in thel so-called ""mission-field"" as missionaries. By contrast Black Africans were invariably looked upon as recipients of the good news proclaimed by white missionaries.
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