Some articles on churches, independent churches, independent:
... A variety of overlapping terms exist for these forms of Christianity African initiated churches, African independent churches, African indigenous ... Some scholars argue that independent churches or religious movements demonstrate syncretism or partial integration between aspects of Christian belief and African traditional religion, but the degree ... Often these churches have resulted from a process of acculturation between traditional African beliefs and Protestant Christianity, and have split from ...
... They also started exploring the pathway for the churches in China to eventually break away from the influence and perceived association with Imperialism ... began to put into practice the idea of an independent Chinese church ... Baptist Self-Support Church (浸会自立会) in Guangdong and felt that since the overseas churches belonged to the overseas countries, the churches in ...
Famous quotes containing the words churches and/or independent:
“Here, the churches seemed to shrink away into eroding corners. They seem to have ceased to be essential parts of American life. They no longer give life. It is the huge buildings of commerce and trade which now align the people to attention. These in their massive manner of steel and stone say, Come unto me all ye who labour, and we will give you work.”
—Sean OCasey (18841964)
“So far as I am individually concerned, & independent of my pocket, it is my earnest desire to write those sort of books which are said to fail.”
—Herman Melville (18191891)