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Southern African Journal for Missiology

Missionalia is the journal of the Southern African Missiological Society (SAMS). It is published three times a year (April, August and November). Articles and book reviews published in the journal do not necessarily reflect the views of the Editorial, or the Editorial Board, or of SAMS. Manuscripts submitted for publication are assessed by a panel of referees, and the decision to publish is dependent on their reports. As a SAPSE-accredited journal Missionalia publishes research articles that contribute new knowledge to the field of Missiology.

Editorial Committee

Co-ordinating Editor                               Prof RW Nel

Online Editor                                          Rev GJ van Wyngaard

Book Review Editor                                 Prof G Duncan

Editorial Administrator                           Rev Eugene Baron

Subscriptions                                          Mrs J Kilian

Editorial Board

Prof A Adogame, Edinburgh, Scotland

Prof AH Anderson, Birmingham, UK

Prof S Arles, Bangalore, India

Prof NA Botha, Pretoria, South Africa

Prof E Chitando, Harare, Zimbabwe

Prof M Frederiks, Utrecht, Netherlands

Dr GL James, Pretoria, South Africa

Dr A Karamaga, Kigali, Rwanda

Prof JNJ Kritzinger, Pretoria, South Africa

Prof TS Maluleke, Pretoria, South Africa

Dr M Melanchthon, Chennai, India

Prof JNK Mugambi, Nairobi, Kenya

Prof W Mwara, Nairobi, Kenya

Prof CJP Niemandt, Pretoria, South Africa

Prof J Reimer, Bergneustadt, Germany

Prof D Robert, Boston, USA

Prof R von Sinner, Sao Leopoldo, Brazil

Prof I Swart, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Dr R Uchem, Nsukka, Nigeria

Prof U van der Heyden, Berlin, Germany

Prof M Vhakangas, Lund, Sweden

Prof KL Yan, Hong Kong, China


Articles published in Missionalia are indexed:

(a) with abstracts, by

  1. Religious and Theological Abstracts 121 South College St., Myerstown, Pa. 17067.
  2. Centre de Documentation et d'Information Missionaire, 5, rue Monsieur, F-75007, Paris.
  3. Scopus,

(b) without abstracts, by

  1. Bibliografia Missionaria (Rome)
  2. International Review of Mission (Geneva)
  3. Mission Dokumentation und Information (Aachen, Germany)
  4. This periodical is indexed in the ATLA Religion Database® (ATLA RDB®),

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