PROPHETS, PROFITS AND THE BIBLE IN ZIMBABWE: Festschrift for AYNOS MASOTCHA MOYO

  • BiAS 12 examines the phenomenon of prophets and prophecy in contemporary Zimbabwe. By applying insights from biblical studies and other approaches, the volume sheds light on how this contentious phenomenon has been discussed in the Zimbabwean context. The different chapters highlight the role of the Bible, gender, media, literature and other perspectives have influenced attitudes towards prophets and prophecy in Zimbabwe. While the phenomenon has been principally associated with the new wave of Pentecostalism, it remains critical to appreciate pre-existing attitudes towards prophets from African Initiated Churches (AICs), as well as traditional healers in African Indigenous Religions (AIRs). Contributors to this volume have explored the complexities that characterize prophets and prophecy. The volume is of interest to scholars in biblical studies, theology, religious studies, political science, anthropology, philosophy and other disciplines. General readers, church leaders and civil society activists will also find the chapters inBiAS 12 examines the phenomenon of prophets and prophecy in contemporary Zimbabwe. By applying insights from biblical studies and other approaches, the volume sheds light on how this contentious phenomenon has been discussed in the Zimbabwean context. The different chapters highlight the role of the Bible, gender, media, literature and other perspectives have influenced attitudes towards prophets and prophecy in Zimbabwe. While the phenomenon has been principally associated with the new wave of Pentecostalism, it remains critical to appreciate pre-existing attitudes towards prophets from African Initiated Churches (AICs), as well as traditional healers in African Indigenous Religions (AIRs). Contributors to this volume have explored the complexities that characterize prophets and prophecy. The volume is of interest to scholars in biblical studies, theology, religious studies, political science, anthropology, philosophy and other disciplines. General readers, church leaders and civil society activists will also find the chapters in this volume valuable.show moreshow less

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Institutes:Fakultät Geistes- und Kulturwissenschaften / Lehrstuhl für Neutestamentliche Wissenschaften
Author:Ezra Chitando, Masiiwa Ragies Gunda, Joachim Kügler
Contributer:Joachim Kügler
Editor:Ezra Chitando, Masiiwa Ragies Gunda, Joachim Kügler
Contributer:Aynos Masotcha Moyo
Publishing Institution:Lehrstuhl für Neutestamentliche Wissenschaften
Place of publication:Bamberg
Publisher:University of Bamberg Press
Year of publication:2013
Pages / Size:344 S. : Ill.
Collections (Serial Number):Bible in Africa Studies (12)
Source/Other editions:Parallel erschienen als Druckausg. in der University of Bamberg Press, 2013 (20,00 EUR)
To order a print copy: http://www.uni-bamberg.de/ubp/
SWD-Keyword:Zimbabwe ; Prophetie ; Aufsatzsammlung ; Online-Publikation; Zimbabwe ; Religion ; Prophet ; Aufsatzsammlung ; Online-Publikation
Keywords:African Initiated Church; African Traditional Religion; Biblical Studies; Pentecostalism; Zimbabwe
DDC-Classification:2 Religion / 20 Religion / 200 Religion
2 Religion / 23 Christentum, Christliche Theologie / 230 Christentum, Christliche Theologie
RVK-Classification:BE 2540 ; BE 2710
URN:urn:nbn:de:bvb:473-opus4-55996
ISBN:978-3-86309-198-9
ISBN:978-3-86309-199-6
Document Type:Book or monograph
Language:English
Publishing Institution:University of Bamberg Press, Universitätsbibliothek Bamberg
Release Date:2014/04/07
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung-Keine kommerzielle Nutzung-Weitergabe unter gleichen Bedingungen (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0)