African Initiatives in Healing Ministry
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African Initiatives in Healing Ministry

By (author) Lilian Dube , By (author) Tabona Shoko , By (author) Stephen Hayes

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Healing ministry is becoming more prominent in many different Christian traditions in Southern Africa. In the past, it was largely confined to the 'Spirit-type' African Independent Churches (AICs), where it was (and still is) a recruitment technique par excellence. For these denominations, healing is central to the mission, and the church is primarily seen as a healing institution. In the Western Initiated Churches (WICs), healing was earlier seen as peripheral, but has become more central in recent years. This book focuses on churches' healing ministries in Zimbabwe, looking at the historical setting and the background to Christianity. The book examines the traditional religion among the Shona people of Zimbabwe, as well as the healing traditions in African independent churches in general. It consists of four case studies of healing in different Christian denominations in Zimbabwe: two African independent churches and two Western-initiated churches (Roman Catholic and Anglican). The book also looks at the wider application of the case studies, and the general implications for Christianity in Africa.

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  • Paperback | 223 pages
  • 154.94 x 218.44 x 15.24mm | 317.51g
  • 31 May 2011
  • Unisa Press
  • Pretoria
  • English
  • New.
  • 1868885666
  • 9781868885664
  • 2,008,465

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