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The Southern African Missiological Society publishes the journal Missionalia three times a year, with articles, reviews and abstracts dealing with Christian mission.
African Initiated Churches (AICs) are the fastest-growing Christian groups in many parts of Africa. This page gives some introductory information about them, a list of AIC researchers, and links for some articles where more information can be found.
There are several electronic forums for discussing missiological topics. These are available both as e-mail mailing lists or as BBS echo conferences.
Links to mission-related web pages in Africa and around the world.
You may find more information about how to get in touch with the committee on the SAMS information page. You may use the following addresses for e-mail enquiries:
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New Religious MovementsNew Religious Movements are those that have arisen within the last 200 years, and include movements within established religions as well as those that have become separate religions. Please note that this is not a forum for polemics for or against any religious groups.
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SAMS has a new web siteSince August 2007 SAMS has had a new web site at http://missiological.org.za/. Please go there to see the latest news and information about SAMS. The material on this site will be retained to preserve links and search engine listings, but, with the exception of the AIC pages and material, it will no longer be updated.
Started: 13 August 2000
Updated: 6 August 2007