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Rev Pungula Wellington Dingani : leadership in the Corinthian Church in Phepheni, Eastern Cape, South Africa
(Nederduitse Gereformeerde Teologiese Tydskrif (NGTT), 2014-09)
Local leadership is crucial in Africa. This article focuses on leadership in African Independent Churches, more specifically on the leader of a local congregation of the Corinthian Church, Rev Dingani in Phepheni, ...
Human rights : the tension and conflict between church and state in Malawi : 2004-2012
(Pieter de Waal Neethling Trust, 2014)
In this paper, I show the critical role played by the Protestant and the Roman Catholic Churches with regard to the government’s abuse of human rights in Malawi in the years 2004 to 2012. I argue that the Protestant and ...
Some missiological imperatives of the christianisation of Cinamwali as Cilangizo in the Reformed Church in Zambia
(Church History Society of Southern Africa and Unisa Press, 2016)
This study deals with the adaptation of the traditional Ngoni girls’ initiation rite of Cinamwali into Christian Cilangizo in the Women’s Guild in the Reformed Church in Zambia. It highlights the role of the Women’s Guild ...
Creativity and imagination : symbolism, ritual performance and identity formation in the Corinthian Church of South Africa
(Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2012)
In this article, we highlight the religious rituals that characterize the Corinthian Church of South Africa based in Durban in KwaZulu-Natal. We highlight that not only do these rituals express the unique identity of the ...
Against all odds : Alphaeus Zulu and racism in church and society
(Church History Society of Southern Africa and Unisa Press, 2015)
This article examines the response of Bishop Alphaeus Hamilton Zulu to the racism that was prevalent in both the church and society when he was elected as the first African Bishop of the Anglican Church in South Africa. ...
Social capital and the imperatives of the concept and life of ubuntu in the South African context
(Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2011)
In this paper, I explore the relationship between ‘social capital’ and the African concept and way of life of ubuntu. I argue that very close parallels exist in the manner that the concept of social capital and African ...