oa Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies - Estranged bedfellows? The demonisation of the Aladura in African Pentecostal rhetoric
|Article Title||Estranged bedfellows? The demonisation of the Aladura in African Pentecostal rhetoric|
|© Publisher:||Southern African Missiological Society (SAMS)|
|Journal||Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies|
|Affiliations||1 University of Nigeria, Nsukka|
|Publication Date||Aug 2000|
|Pages||121 - 142|
|Keyword(s)||Colonialism, Comparative religions, Cross-less Christianity, Diversity of churches, False prophets, Pluralistic environment, Pneumatic emphasis, Political oppression, Prosperity preachers, Racial ideology and Shared world-view|
The proliferation of Charismatic and Pentecostal movements is a prominent feafure of the modern face of Christianity in Africa. They cannot be ignored as they seek to reconstruct Christian reality in the African environment. Charismatics are Pentecostals operating within the mainline churches so, for convenience's sake, we shall refer to both as Pentecostals.
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