oa Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies - African independency in the Caribbean: The case of the spiritual Baptists

Volume 26, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0256-9507



The missiological impact of the rapid growth of African Independent Churches AICs) in the African context. The recognition of the existence of equivalent groups in the African diaspora broadens the debates about the contextualisation and Indigenlsation of Christianity. This paper draws attention to the community of Spiritual Baptists In Trinidad, West Indies, founded by free slaves from the Southern States in the early 19th century.

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