SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

vol.71 número3Malcolm X's the ballot or the bullet speech? Its implications for Black Liberation Theology in present-day South AfricaThe value of traditional African religious music into liturgy: Lobethal Congregation índice de autoresíndice de assuntospesquisa de artigos
Home Pagelista alfabética de periódicos  

Serviços Personalizados



Links relacionados

  • Em processo de indexaçãoCitado por Google
  • Em processo de indexaçãoSimilares em Google


HTS Theological Studies

versão On-line ISSN 2072-8050
versão impressa ISSN 0259-9422


MTSHISELWA, Ndikho. The emergence of the Black Methodist Consultation and its possible prophetic voice in post-apartheid South Africa. Herv. teol. stud. [online]. 2015, vol.71, n.3, pp.1-9. ISSN 2072-8050.

Racism is an issue which the activism of the Black Methodist Consultation (BMC) was set to address during the South African apartheid rule, a view which black theologians and church historians generally accept. This observation brought to mind, in turn, the influence that the Black Consciousness philosophy and the black theology of liberation had on the establishment of the BMC. Recounting such an influence, this article provides a reflection on the formation of the BMC in 1975. In such a reflection, the hypothesis is that the prophetic voice of the BMC is crucial in post-apartheid South Africa. Firstly, the interconnectedness of the Black Consciousness philosophy, the black theology of liberation and the BMC is highlighted. Secondly, the article proceeds to navigate the possible prophetic voice of the BMC in post-apartheid South Africa. In the end, this article sees the BMC as a crucial interlocutor of liberation in present South Africa.

        · texto em Inglês     · Inglês ( pdf )


Creative Commons License Todo o conteúdo deste periódico, exceto onde está identificado, está licenciado sob uma Licença Creative Commons