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Religious pluralism and the limits of Ecumenism in Mbanza Kongo, Angola

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Ecumenism has been a constant effort of many Christian agents in war-torn Angola ever since the 1960s, and certainly in the reconciliation initiatives that have taken place since the end of the war in 2002. Today, ecumenism is a structuring concept in the new law of religious freedom, which stipulates that, in order for religions to be legal, they must belong to an ‘Ecumenical Platform’. Yet, in the northern parts of Angola, Bakongo people remember too well how strongly allied Christianity ha...

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10.1080/03057070.2018.1416777

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
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Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Southern African Studies Journal website
Volume:
44
Issue:
2
Pages:
239-251
Publication date:
2018-01-08
Acceptance date:
2017-12-18
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EISSN:
1465-3893
ISSN:
0305-7070
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823957
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2018-03-16

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