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

Volume 28, Issue 2-3
  • ISSN : 0256-9507



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 engaged� 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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