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New PDF release: African Pilgrimage: Ritual Travel in South Africa's

By Retief Müller

Years after the top of Apartheid South Africa continues to be racially polarized and socially divided. during this context pilgrimage and traveling rituals serve to aid those that frequently locate themselves on the backside finish of the social ladder to make feel in their international. This booklet describes a South Africa that's made from a couple of varied fragmented worlds. the point of interest is at the Zion Christian Church, one of many biggest non secular routine in southern Africa, and an exceptional instance of indigenized African Christianity. Pilgrimage performs a huge function in reintegrating a few of these fragmented worlds into anything coming near near wholeness. This booklet tells the tale of ways the long-lasting ritual of pilgrimage is reworking African faith, in addition to the lives of normal South Africans.

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