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Chikane, Frank
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Frank Chikane (1951–) was raised in the Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM) and has served as a pastor and civil servant in South Africa. He is a member of the African National Congress. Chikane grew up in a racially polarized background both in church and country. He was later, as a pastor, victimized by the white leadership of the AFM and suspended from active participation in the church for his political activities against apartheid. He wrote of the difficulty of balancing the God he was confronted with in his own churc…

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Mochechane, Steve, “Chikane, Frank”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 07 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204

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