Seminary Networks and Black Consciousness in South Africa in the 1970s

  title={Seminary Networks and Black Consciousness in South Africa in the 1970s},
  author={Philippe Denis},
  journal={South African Historical Journal},
  pages={162 - 182}
  • P. Denis
  • Published 1 March 2010
  • Philosophy
  • South African Historical Journal
ABSTRACT The article argues that a significant number of priests and pastors trained in seminaries in the 1970s were influenced by the Black Consciousness movement. The South African Student Association (SASO) had branches in at least three seminaries for blacks, the Federal Theological Seminary at Alice, the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Umphumulo and St Peter's Seminary at Hammanskraal. Many students or former studens from these institutions were members of SASO. Some were involved in… 

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