Christians and Chiefs in Zimbabwe: A Social History of the Hwesa People c. 1870s-1990s by David J. MaxwellChristians and Chiefs in Zimbabwe: A Social History of the Hwesa People c. 1870s-1990s by David J. Maxwell

Christians and Chiefs in Zimbabwe: A Social History of the Hwesa People c. 1870s-1990s

byDavid J. Maxwell

Paperback | January 14, 1999

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Focusing on the religion and politics of a remote chiefdom in Zimbabwe, this book describes how the Hwesa people adapted the Christianity that the missionaries brought to found their own popular Christianity, pitted against local notions of evil. It also examines the role of the chief,challenging the idea that they were no more than colonial stooges.
David Maxwell is Dixie Professor of Ecclesiastical History at Cambridge University and Fellow of Emmanuel College. He is author of Christians and Chiefs in Zimbabwe: A Social History of the Hwesa People c.1870s-1990s (1999) and African Gifts of the Spirit: Pentecostalism and the Rise of a Zimbabwean Transnational Religious Movement (2...
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Title:Christians and Chiefs in Zimbabwe: A Social History of the Hwesa People c. 1870s-1990sFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.98 inPublished:January 14, 1999Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0748611304

ISBN - 13:9780748611300

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