Premarital Pastoral Care and Counseling: A Quest for an African Model

Mathews Tshapaka Kapolo

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 4/1/2001

Issue: Africa (Vol. 21, No 2, Spring, 2001)

Christian family counseling in Africa, informed by missionary practice and western theories of family systems, must take into account traditional African concepts of family and practices of family instruction. African efforts to define an appropriate culturally based counseling model can be instructive to western Christians seeking to provide pastoral care in their own increasingly multicultural settings.

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