The Vision and Impact of Redeemed Christian Church of God and Cherubim and Seraphim Movement A Comparative Study

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Franca Shiminenge Jando, PhD
Comfort Kamimi Gemade, PhD.
Orhiiga Won Solomon

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The paper is a comparative study of Redeemed Christian Church of God and Cherubim and Seraphim Movement as African indigenous movements. The work adopts a qualitative research design and relied on secondary method using comparative approach. It was found in the study that these indigenous Christian movements have their vision shaped by their founders. However, there are certain features that are common among them as well as notable differences. Both practiced Pentecostal theology and the place of Scriptures is central to both of them. While the Redeemed Christian Church of God is said to have more social, political and economic impact on the people and the society Cherubim and Seraphim Movement gives more attention to the issue of spiritual liberation and deliverance from the forces of darkness. The Redeem Christian Church of God follows more strictly, the teaching of the Bible while Cherubim and Seraphim Society is syncretic. The paper recommends that there is a need for a comparative study of the teachings and practices of these indigenous movements. And there is a need for these movements to develop a clear theology and doctrines that define them.

Keywords: Comparative Study, African Indigenous Movements, Pentecostal Theology, Spiritual Liberation, Syncretic Practices

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The Vision and Impact of Redeemed Christian Church of God and Cherubim and Seraphim Movement: A Comparative Study. (2024). African Journal of Religious and Theological Studies, 2(1), 01-20. https://doi.org/10.62154/jydy8560
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Franca Shiminenge Jando, PhD, Benue State University, Makurdi.

Department of Religion and Cultural Studies,

Benue State University, Makurdi.

Comfort Kamimi Gemade, PhD., Benue State University, Makurdi.

Department of Religion and Cultural Studies,

Benue State University, Makurdi.

Orhiiga Won Solomon, Benue State University, Makurdi.

Department of Religion and Cultural Studies,

Benue State University, Makurdi.

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