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Christians and chiefs in Zimbabwe

a social history of the Hwesa people c. 1870s-1990s

by David Maxwell

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Published by Ediburgh University Press for the International African Institute in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity and culture -- Zimbabwe -- Hwesaland -- History.,
  • Hwesa (African people) -- Religion.,
  • Hwesaland (Zimbabwe) -- Church history.,
  • Hwesaland (Zimbabwe) -- Kings and rulers -- Religious aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDavid Maxwell.
    SeriesInternational African library -- 20
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR1367.H94 M39 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 291 p. :
    Number of Pages291
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20276851M
    ISBN 100748611290, 0748611304

    Zimbabwe is named after Great Zimbabwe, the twelfth- to fifteenth-century stone-built capital of the Rozwi Shona dynasty. The name is thought to derive from dzimba dza mabwe ("great stone houses") or dzimba waye ("esteemed houses"). Cultural and religious traditions among the Shona, Ndebele and smaller groups of Tonga, Shangaan and Venda. "Review Of "Christians And Chiefs In Zimbabwe: A Social History Of The Hwesa People, ss" By D. Maxwell". Journal Of Southern African Studies. Vol Issue 3. Author: Timothy Burke.

    The fact that this book, written more than a decade after the nation's independence, comments so strongly on both traditional and Western religion implies that the book also has contemporary significance. The story of Nehanda seems to mark the beginning of a religious transition in Zimbabwe. References. Bourdillon, M.F.C. Where Are the Ancestors?   Most of these are organised into or come under umbrella bodies like the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops Conference, the Evangelical Fellowship of Zimbabwe and the Zimbabwe Council of Churches. In , in response to the ungodly crisis and suffering in Zimbabwe, these umbrella church bodies, referring to themselves together as “the church.

      Definition: This entry is an ordered listing of religions by adherents starting with the largest group and sometimes includes the percent of total population. The core characteristics and beliefs of the world's major religions are described below. Baha'i - Founded by Mirza Husayn-Ali (known as Baha'u'llah) in Iran in , Baha'i faith emphasizes monotheism and believes in . christian books in Zimbabwe, christian books Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe. Sells all forms of Bibles,ranging from ordinary to study ones,and for adults as well as the young.


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David Maxwell's timely book makes an important contribution to the discourse about identity, and to local history generally. Its subject, Katerere, is a small, remote and rather insignificant polity on Zimbabwe's eastern border with Mozambique, largely neglected until the s by the authorities.

In his study, Maxwell shows how its autochthonous people, the Hwesa, have. Christians and Chiefs in Zimbabwe by David Maxwell (Author) › Visit Amazon's David Maxwell Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central.

David Format: Hardcover. He is author of Christians and Chiefs in Zimbabwe: A Social History of the Hwesa People css () and African Gifts of the Spirit: Pentecostalism and the Rise of a Zimbabwean Transnational Religious Movement ().

He was long-time Editor of The Journal of Religion in Africa. He is currently writing a book about missionaries and Cited by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource (x, pages): illustrations, maps: Contents: Place Names --The Wars of the Field Mice: Hwesa Politics and Society in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries --The Cinderella People: Hwesa Political and Religious Interactions with the Colonial State, --The.

Christians and Chiefs in Zimbabwe This is the fascinating social history of a remote chiefdom in Zimbabwe. The book focuses on the religion and politics of the area, describing how the Hwesa people adapted the Christianity that the missionaries brought to found their own popular Christianity, pitted against local notions of evil.

Focusing on the religion and politics of a remote chiefdom in Zimbabwe, this book describes Christians and chiefs in Zimbabwe book the Hwesa people adapted the Christianity that the missionaries brought to found their own popular Christianity, pitted against local notions of evil.

It also examines the role of the chief, challenging the idea that they were no more that colonial stooges. Christians and Chiefs in Zimbabwe: A Social History of the Hwesa People c. ss Article in Journal of Religion in Africa 30(3) August with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

This is the fascinating social history of a remote chiefdom in Zimbabwe. The book focuses on the religion and politics of the area, describing how the Hwesa people adapted the Christianity that the missionaries brought to found their own popular Christianity, pitted against local notions of evil.

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a social history of the hwesa people c. edinburgh: edinburgh university press X, p." published on by De Gruyter. Get this from a library. Christians and chiefs in Zimbabwe: a social history of the Hwesa people. [David Maxwell]. Owomolyela, Oyekan.

“Thought and Religion.” Culture and Customs of : Greenwood Press, This book is about Zimbabwe and this chapter was all about the religion in Zimbabwe and the most important indigenous religion Shona.

Christianity is one of the major religions practiced in Zimbabwe. The arrival of Christianity dates back to the 16th century by Portuguese missionaries such as Fr. Gonsalo Da Silveira of the Roman Catholic Church. Christianity is embraced by the majority of the population.

It is estimated 85 percent of Zimbabweans claim to be Christians, with. Government of Zimbabwe () Record of Chiefs in Zimbabwe as at 9 MayCompiled by The Department of Traditional Leadership Support Services in the Ministry of Local Government, Rural and Urban Development; Hammar, Amanda () Disrupting Democracy.

Religion & Politics. Lifebuoy Men, Lux Women. Commodification, Consumption, and Cleanliness in Modern Zimbabwe Christians and Chiefs in Zimbabwe. A Social History of the Hwesa css. David Maxwell. A Century of Methodism in Zimbabwe. The book of remembrance, How it began and where it is going.

Christianity is the dominant religion in Zimbabwe. According to the Inter Censal Demography Survey by the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency percent of Zimbabweans belong to Protestant Christianity, percent are Roman Catholic, in total percent follow one of the denominations of Christianity.

Christian denominations in Zimbabwe with significant. Zimbabwean Realities and Christian Responses by Frans J. Verstraelen This study concentrates on the diversity of Christianity and Christian missions in Zimbabwe, and their impact on socio-economic and cultural-religious contexts, as well as the reverse influence of these dimensions on the Christian church.

The chiefs’ loyalty was also cemented by new cars and other goodies Zanu PF would spoil them with, and this practice does not seem to have been left behind in the “previous” regime because. Unlike Chiefs Gwebu and Nyashanu who fell victims of the guerrillas and the Rhodesian government respectively, the other Chiefs survived the war.

The guerrillas and the RSF responded differently to the role traditional leaders played during the liberation struggle in Buhera District. Both forces wanted to win the loyalty and support of both the Cited by: 2.CHRISTIAN MISSIONS AND COLONIAL RULE IN AFRICA: OBJECTIVE AND CONTEMPORARY ANALYSIS Dr.

Etim E. Okon Senior Lecturer, Department of Religious and Cultural Studies, University of Calabar Abstract The purpose of this paper is to determine the correlation between the nineteenth century missionary enterprise and colonial occupation of .