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By Dr Müller Retief

ISBN-10: 1409430820

ISBN-13: 9781409430827

Years after the tip of Apartheid South Africa continues to be racially polarized and socially divided. during this context pilgrimage and vacationing rituals serve to aid those that frequently locate themselves on the backside finish of the social ladder to make feel in their international. This publication describes a South Africa that's made of a couple of diverse fragmented worlds. the point of interest is at the Zion Christian Church, one of many biggest non secular hobbies in southern Africa, and an exceptional instance of indigenized African Christianity. Pilgrimage performs a massive function in reintegrating a few of these fragmented worlds into whatever impending wholeness. This ebook tells the tale of the way the long-lasting ritual of pilgrimage is remodeling African faith, besides the lives of normal South Africans.

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