Contesting Promised Land: Moravian Mission Land Conflict in South Africa around 1900

Contesting Promised Land: Moravian Mission Land Conflict in South Africa around 1900 Social Sciences and Missions 23 (2010) 254–275 © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2010 DOI 10.1163/187489410X511560 brill.nl/ssm Social Sciences and Missions Sciences sociales et missions 1) Ross, Robert, A Concise History of South Africa , Cambridge University Press 1999 (reprinted 2000), p. 1; See also Ross, Robert, “Getting to the New South Africa from the Old”, Ethnic and Racial Studies , vol. 19 (2) 1996. Contesting Promised Land: Moravian Mission Land Confl ict in South Africa around 1900 Anne Folke Henningsen Postdoctoral Fellow, Saxo-Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark Abstract At the Moravian mission station Goshen in South Africa’s Eastern Cape, confl icts over land rights between missionaries and dissenting congregants around the turn of the twentieth cen- tury, led to court cases between the two parties. Th rough a case study of such a confl ict with ensuing court cases, the strategies and practices of the parties involved are analysed and the impact of the civil disobedience of the dissenting congregants is shown. Résumé La station missionnaire morave de Goshen, à l’est du Cap en Afrique du Sud, vit émerger au tournant du vingtième siècle des confl its entre missionnaires et croyants dissidents autour des droits sur la terre, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Social Sciences and Missions (preceeded by Le Fait Missionaire until 2006) Brill

Contesting Promised Land: Moravian Mission Land Conflict in South Africa around 1900

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© 2010 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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10.1163/187489410X511560
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Social Sciences and Missions 23 (2010) 254–275 © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2010 DOI 10.1163/187489410X511560 brill.nl/ssm Social Sciences and Missions Sciences sociales et missions 1) Ross, Robert, A Concise History of South Africa , Cambridge University Press 1999 (reprinted 2000), p. 1; See also Ross, Robert, “Getting to the New South Africa from the Old”, Ethnic and Racial Studies , vol. 19 (2) 1996. Contesting Promised Land: Moravian Mission Land Confl ict in South Africa around 1900 Anne Folke Henningsen Postdoctoral Fellow, Saxo-Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark Abstract At the Moravian mission station Goshen in South Africa’s Eastern Cape, confl icts over land rights between missionaries and dissenting congregants around the turn of the twentieth cen- tury, led to court cases between the two parties. Th rough a case study of such a confl ict with ensuing court cases, the strategies and practices of the parties involved are analysed and the impact of the civil disobedience of the dissenting congregants is shown. Résumé La station missionnaire morave de Goshen, à l’est du Cap en Afrique du Sud, vit émerger au tournant du vingtième siècle des confl its entre missionnaires et croyants dissidents autour des droits sur la terre,

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Social Sciences and Missions (preceeded by Le Fait Missionaire until 2006)Brill

Published: Jan 1, 2010

Keywords: RACE; MORAVIAN MISSION CHURCH; SOUTH AFRICA; LAND CONFLICTS; COURT CASES

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