TITLE

Christianity and Ancestor Veneration in Botswana

AUTHOR(S)
Amanze, James N.
PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
Studies in World Christianity;2003, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Argues that although Botswana is predominantly a Christian country, belief in and veneration of ancestors continues unabated. Ways in which the resilience of ancestor worship is based on the fact that it is the core of the Tswana Traditional Religion; Creation of another brand of Christianity that is attracting many Batswana Christians because they feel it is relevant to them as Africans in their struggle for human existence.
ACCESSION #
13873498

 

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