African Pilgrimage: Ritual Travel in South Africa's by Dr Müller Retief

By Dr Müller Retief

Years after the top of Apartheid South Africa continues to be racially polarized and socially divided. during this context pilgrimage and traveling rituals serve to assist those that usually locate themselves on the backside finish of the social ladder to make feel in their international. This booklet describes a South Africa that's made from a couple of assorted fragmented worlds. the focal point is at the Zion Christian Church, one of many greatest non secular pursuits 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 anything drawing close wholeness. This e-book tells the tale of the way the long-lasting ritual of pilgrimage is reworking African faith, besides the lives of normal South Africans.

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