Wednesday, 20 April 2016

Right Rev Dr Manas Buthelezi – R I P

Photo: Kristina Göranzon
One of the former bishops of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Southern Africa (ELCSA) – Dr Manas Buthelezi – passed on this morning. I don’t know much about when and how, but via my wife I got a message from the Church Wide Office of ELCSA.

Dr Buthelezi was – in his capacity as a well-known proponent of Black Theology – deeply involved in the fight against apartheid.

During a period he was the President of the South African Council of Churches.

There is so much to write about him. At this point I just want to pay my tribute to this Son of the soil.

A short article about him, you will find if you press here.

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