Crossing the continent
Posted: 29 Mar 2010 @ 00:00
Janet Hodgson has made a study of the cross in African spirituality
TRADITIONAL African spirituality is a lived experience, expressed through words and action — in dancing and singing, ululating and rhythmic percussion, drumming and clapping, extempore prayers, and impassioned preaching, processions in church to celebrate important events, baptisms in rivers and the sea, anointing before a journey, and so on.
The Sunday collection might well involve the whole congregation in dancing and singing up to the altar to make their offering, including ...
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