The Scriptures of the AmaNazaretha of EkuphaKameni: Selected Writings of the Zulu Prophets Isaiah and Londa Shembe

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University of Calgary Press, 1994 - Religion - 143 pages
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Considerable controversy has been generated about the exact nature of the movements known as African Independent Churches. Are they, as some writers suggest, simply African adaptations of Christianity, or are they new religions in their own right? To date, most of the people arguing about these issues have lacked access to the sacred scriptures of the movements they claim to study. This translation presents for the first time in English the major scriptures of the best-known of all African Independent Churches, the amaNazaretha of South Africa. The translation of the Zulu prophet Isaiah Shembe's work was made by his grandson Londa Shembe, who succeeded his father as the 'third Shembe' & prophet of the church at the holy city of EKuphaKameni. Now, the key scriptures of the amaNazaretha of EKuphaKameni are available in English.

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If anyone is willing to know about the Nazareth buptist church and its founder which is my grate grate father. He or she must read this book. It has everything. More than that, you can ask the Shembe generation of today not the member of the church. The founder is known by his family. The Shembe's are the one who knows their history.
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Vusomunye Shembe (the eldest son of the late King Londa N Shembe)
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Contents

Introduction
vii
The Theology ofLonda Shembe
xxiii
Parti
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Irving Hexham is professor of religious studies at the University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and is a noted authority on world religions. Hexham is the author of seven books, including Understanding Cults and New Religions and The Pocket Dictionary of Cults and New Religions.

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