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The Balokole fellowship is a movement of revival and spiritual renewal within the Protestant churches of East Africa. Beginning in the Anglican church of Uganda, it soon began to exert influence on many denominations within East Africa. “Balokole” means “Saved People” in Luganda. The Balokole fellowship shares many characteristics of Western evangelical revival movements (Evangelicalism) on account of its emphasis on the significance of atonement and of the experience of conversion. Its distinctive profile is especially characterized…

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Ward, Kevin, “Balokole”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 24 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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