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By Retief Müller

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 traveling rituals serve to aid those that usually locate themselves on the backside finish of the social ladder to make feel in their global. This ebook describes a South Africa that's made from a couple of diverse fragmented worlds. the point of interest is at the Zion Christian Church, one of many greatest non secular events in southern Africa, and a very good instance of indigenized African Christianity. Pilgrimage performs an incredible function in reintegrating a few of these fragmented worlds into whatever impending wholeness. This publication tells the tale of ways the long-lasting ritual of pilgrimage is remodeling African faith, in addition to the lives of standard South Africans.

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