oa Africa Insight - The Africa Independent Churches' Centenary

Volume 15, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0256-2804



During the centenary year of the African Independent Churches the Research Unit for the Study of New Religious Movements and Independent Churches (Nermic) was established at the University of Zululand, supported by the Human Sciences Research Council. The rapid increase in the number of new religious movements and independent churches in Africa, and especially in South Africa, has attracted world-wide academic interest. In this article Prof G C Oosthuizen discusses some of the aspects of the AICs.

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