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Faith in Action: Mokhuhku of the Zion Christian Church

The Zion Christian Church (ZCC), founded in 1924 by Engenas Lekganyane, is the largest of the African indigenous churches in South Africa. These churches "combine Christianity with some elements of traditional African belief" (Joyce 1989:295). Thus they are, in several significant ways, different from the mainstream Christian churches, brought to the southem African subcontinent by European missionaries, that adhere to conventional Christian beliefs and practices.

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