Shots in the streets: violence and religion in South Africa

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Beacon Press, 1991 - Religion - 220 pages
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Argues that nationalist politics in South Africa is interconnected with mythology and ritual, and describes how this results in ritual killing, torture, and armed conflict

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Shots in the streets: violence and religion in South Africa

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Chidester's exploration of the relationship between religion and violence in South Africa begins with broad definitions of both terms. While he uses "religion'' to describe relationships in every ... Read full review

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White Wolves i
1
Black Sheep
21
Witches and Demons
43
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David Chidester is a two-time winner of the American Academy of Religion's "Award for Excellence in Religious Studies." He is professor of comparative religion at the University of Cape Town in South Africa.

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