An analysis of marriage relationships among Tswana speaking Catholics in the Odi district : a theological ethical study
Author(s)Senekane, Clement Kokoana
Tswana (African people) -- Religion
Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church
Tswana (African people) -- Marriage customs and rites
Families -- Religious life -- Africa
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AbstractThis dissertation deals with an ethical analysis of marriage
relationships among Tswana speaking Catholics in the light of the
understandings of marriage of both the African and Christian traditions.
These traditions have certain practices and perspectives that, if they are put
together, can enrich marriage in all its aspects.
The first two chapters analyse the practices and perspectives of
marriage within the African and Christian traditions, while the third
compares and contrasts them. The aspects dealt with are a) compatible
values from African and Christian marriage and b) incompatible values
from African and Christian marriages.
In chapter four, the role of the Church in restoring the purpose and
the meaning of marriage and what it can do to improve Catholic marriage
relationships among Tswana speaking people are discussed and some
practical suggestions are proposed.
Philosophy, Practical and Systematic Theology
M. Th. (Theological Ethics)
Senekane, Clement Kokoana (1995) An analysis of marriage relationships among Tswana speaking Catholics in the Odi district : a theological ethical study, University of South Africa, Pretoria, <http://hdl.handle.net/10500/17713>
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