The Magical Worldview in the African Church: What is Going On?

Jim Harries
  • Missiology An International Review, October 2000, SAGE Publications
  • DOI: 10.1177/009182960002800407

Why do African people seem to do things using magic? Do they?

What is it about?

What appears to be 'magic', actually is.

Why is it important?

Giving someone a feel for what goes on in traditional Africa.


Dr Jim O Harries (Author)
University of Birmingham

This was my first serious article that got published, that I wrote in about 1997 in response to another piece that I came across that articulated aspects of witchcraft in Africa.

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