Cristin-resultat-ID: 603882
Sist endret: 13. oktober 2016 13:09
NVI-rapporteringsår: 2010
Resultat
Vitenskapelig artikkel
2010

Baptism in the Zionist churches of Africa : traditional African elements and Christian sources in a dialectic complementarity?

Bidragsytere:
  • Hans Austnaberg

Tidsskrift

Mission studies
ISSN 0168-9789
e-ISSN 1573-3831
NVI-nivå 2

Om resultatet

Vitenskapelig artikkel
Publiseringsår: 2010
Volum: 27
Hefte: 2
Sider: 220 - 234

Importkilder

ForskDok-ID: r10025779

Klassifisering

Vitenskapsdisipliner

Teologi

Emneord

Afrikanske uavhengige kirker • Dåp • Inkulturasjon

Beskrivelse Beskrivelse

Tittel

Baptism in the Zionist churches of Africa : traditional African elements and Christian sources in a dialectic complementarity?

Sammendrag

African Initiatives in Christianity (AICs) are the fastest-growing expression of Christianity on the African continent today. In this article, A. F. Walls' famous "indigenising" and "pilgrim" principles are applied to the practice of baptism in Zionist churches. Its research question asks if the indigenising principle has taken over completely to the loss of the pilgrim principle, or if the two stand in a complementary and dialectical relationship. After presenting G. Oosthuizen's descriptions of these churches' rituals of baptism, the author then investigates to what extent baptisms in these churches both take into account the members? African cultural conditioning and, on the other hand, also work to critique and transform elements in their cultures. How should one evaluate the attempt of the Zionists to contextualise their Christianity with regards to baptism? The article concludes by saying that many elements of their baptisms stand in a complementary and dialectic relationship, embodying both the indigenizing and pilgrim principles.

Bidragsytere

Hans Austnaberg

  • Tilknyttet:
    Forfatter
    ved Fakultet for teologi, diakoni og ledelsesfag ved VID vitenskapelige høgskole
1 - 1 av 1