Multiplying in the Spirit : African Initiated Churches in Zimbabwe

Faculty/Professorship: New Testament Studies  
Author(s): Chitando, Ezra; Gunda, Masiiwa Ragies; Kügler, Joachim  ; Ruzivo, Munetsi; Chimininge, Vengesayi; Ndlovu, Lovemore; Biri, Kudzai; Mlambo, Obert Bernard; Mukahlera, Taurai Ronald; Matikiti, Robert; Chari, Tendai; Mateveke, Pauline; Gunda, Masiiwa Ragies; Manyonganise, Molly; Machingura, Francis; Vengeyi, Elizabeth ; Mwandayi, Canisius; Sibanda, Fortune; Maposa, Richard S.; Mapuranga, Tapiwa Praise
Editors: Kügler, Joachim  ; Chitando, Ezra; Gunda, Masiiwa Ragies
Corporate Body: Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg, Lehrstuhl für Neutestamentliche Wissenschaften
Publisher Information: Bamberg : University of Bamberg Press
Year of publication: 2014
Pages: 244 ; Illustrationen
ISBN: 978-3-86309-254-2
Series ; Volume: Bible in Africa Studies ; 15 
Exploring Religion in Africa ; 1 
Source/Other editions: Parallel erschienen als Druckausg. in der University of Bamberg Press, 2014 (18,50 EUR)
Language(s): English
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Licence: Creative Commons - CC BY-NC-SA - Attribution - NonCommercial - ShareAlike 3.0 International 
URN: urn:nbn:de:bvb:473-opus4-105096
This volume was motivated by the realisation that AICs continue to be a significant player on Zimbabwe’s spiritual market. Members of predominantly Apostolic, but also Zionist, churches are highly visible in both rural and urban areas. Prophets from AICs are constantly in the news, alongside advertising their competence in urban areas. Thus it is high time to bring AICs being an important part of recent social reality in Zimbabwe back into academic focus.
BiAS 15 at the same time is ERA 1 which means that this volume opens a new sub-series to BiAS which is meant to explore religion in Africa in all its manifold manifestation, be it Christian or not.
GND Keywords: Zimbabwe; Christentum; Freikirche
Keywords: AIC, Zimbabwe, Johane Marange, Johane Masowe, African Christianity
DDC Classification: 220 The Bible  
RVK Classification: BG 9720   
Type: Book
Year of publication: 15. January 2015

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