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Type Journal Article - Botswana Notes and Records
Title The Place and Challenges of Modern Pentecostal Christianity in Botswana
Volume 48
Issue 1
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2016
Page numbers 229-239
URL http://journals.ub.bw/index.php/bnr/article/viewFile/868/495
This article discusses Modern Pentecostal Churches (MPCs) in Botswana from their beginning in the
post-independence era to the present day. It begins by discussing the major characteristics of these churches.
Specifi cally, the article considers the role and place of this form of Christianity in the Botswana society.
It notes that this form of Christianity is making some contributions to the socio-economic and political
life of Batswana. However, it also points out that the churches have more to do to refl ect their increasing
dominance in the Christian faith.

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