MR #32_ Modernity Sweeps Africa _ The Missiology Homepage

During times of crises many muslims and christians

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Unformatted text preview: deep.” During times of crises, many Muslims and Christians return to the succor of African Traditional Religion (ATR). Christ is accepted as Savior and spirits and ancestors are manipulated and appeased simultaneously. Dal Congdon’s discovery that 69.6% of all professing Christians among the Zulu of South Africa believe that ancestral spirits accompany people to protect them and bring them good fortune (1985, 297) continues to be true among many African peoples. Christ is acknowledged as Savior on a cosmic level, but everyday dilemmas of life (illness, death, drought) are handle...
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2014 for the course CDV 210 taught by Professor Fikkertandcorbet during the Spring '12 term at Covenant.

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