The Political Role and Democratic Contribution of Churches in Post-Apartheid South Africa

Kuperus, Tracy
March 2011
Journal of Church & State;Mar2011, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p278
Academic Journal
The essay discusses the political role of four South African churches or church-based organizations in the democratic post-apartheid era including the Dutch Reformed Church (DRC), the South African Council of Churches (SACC), and the Zion Christian Church (ZCC). The author states that South Africa is witnessing a significant growth of evangelical, Pentecostal, and independent Christian churches and organizations.


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