oa Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies - Africa: a third time unlucky?
|Article Title||Africa: a third time unlucky?|
|© Publisher:||Southern African Missiological Society (SAMS)|
|Journal||Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies|
|Affiliations||1 Missiology, University of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Apr 1980|
|Pages||24 - 27|
|Keyword(s)||Cataclysm, Church organisation, Modern industrialisation, Modernisation, Poorly-educated, Socio-economic African forces, Training village pastors, Unskilled people, Village congregation and Voluntary local leadership|
It has happened before when Christianity has stagnated in an old world (between the Mediterranean and the Danube for instance), that it has received fresh vitality from its new mission fields (the Celtic, Norse and Germanic lands in the 8th and 9th centuries, for example), and experienced a profound transformation. Few would challenge the hypothesis that ""First"" and even ""Second"" World Christianity in our day could do with an extensive overhaul.
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