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  • Bishops and Prophets in a Black City. African Independent Churches in Soweto, Johannesburg.
    West, Martin (1975)
    Cape Town: David Philip, London: Rex Collings.

    Associated Search Terms: African Christian, South Africa; South Africa, Soweto
  • Dual Religious Orientation in an Urban African Church.
    Schutte, A.G. (1974)
    African Studies 33:2: 113-120.

    Based on field work in a Dutch Reformed congregation in Soweto; ancestor beliefs (part of private religiosity) & Christianity (a public religiosity) were merged in the symbol of the Holy Spirit.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular religion; Missions; Syncretism; Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk in Suid Afrika; South Africa, Soweto; Ancestor
  • Thérapie et changement social dans les églises urbaines d'Afrique du Sud.
    West, Martin (1972)
    Social Compass 19:1: 49-62.

    Examines therapeutic practices in the independent Christian churches of Soweto, South Africa.

    Associated Search Terms: African Christian; Medical; Healing; Urban; South Africa, Soweto
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