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Presbyterians, Catholics, and grassroots politics

local churches in Malawi"s post-authoritarian era

by Peter Anders VonDoepp

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Statementby Peter Anders VonDoepp
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 412 leaves ;
Number of Pages412
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Open LibraryOL26191646M
OCLC/WorldCa43460780

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The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is governed by its Constitution, the Book of Order and The Book of Confessions. The Confession of Belhar, a confession growing out of apartheid-era South Africa, was added the The Book of Confessions at the nd General Assembly () in Portland, Oregon. “Our mission is to gather a grassroots fellowship of Presbyterians to seek support and implementation of Restoring Creation through all agencies of ministry within the church; to foster networks of Presbyterians from all walks of life to learn from Holy Scripture and life experiences in order to share gifts and skills for restoring and.

  The Catholic Cursillo movement, and apparitions of the Virgin Mary, are examples of grassroots religion. They are eruptions of normative religious and spiritual spaces. They serve as reminders to laymen, women, and religious experts alike to strive toward renewal and, importantly, to maintain a vibrancy and freshness of renewal.   A small c catholic: U.S. Presbyterians and Jews, once long-time partners, fell apart. Now, some of us Presbyterians will try to recreate respectful associations with our Jewish neighbors.


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