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The realm of the Word : language, gender, and Christianity in a Southern African kingdom

Author: Paul Stuart Landau
Publisher: Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann ; Cape Town : D. Philip ; London : J. Currey, ©1995.
Series: Social history of Africa.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This grassroots history of mission Christianity in colonial southern Africa treats religion and society as a coherent whole. It shifts the focus away from European missionaries and African  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Church history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Landau, Paul Stuart, 1962-
Realm of the Word.
Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann ; Cape Town : D. Philip ; London : J. Currey, ©1995
(OCoLC)624472767
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Stuart Landau
ISBN: 0435089633 9780435089634 043508965X 9780435089658 0852556705 9780852556702 9780852556207 0852556209
OCLC Number: 31436171
Description: xxix, 249 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part One The centre of the kingdom: Kharma III and the word of God; missionary labours - the struggle to master the church; how the meaning of Thuto changed - status, literacy, cattle and nationalism. Part Two The periphery of the realm of the word: the body of Christians; medicine, extraction and prayer; the way, the truth and the light - how Christians spread the word; interference in matters of belief - rape, closed spaces and colonial complicity; the masters of the cattle are absent; citizenship, identity and power in the village; a realm of the word - conclusion and epilogue.
Series Title: Social history of Africa.
Responsibility: Paul Stuart Landau.

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