Sectarianism in Southern Nyasaland (Hardcover)

Sectarianism in Southern Nyasaland By R. L. Wishlade Cover Image

Sectarianism in Southern Nyasaland (Hardcover)


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Originally published in 1965, this is a study of Christian secessionist sects in the southern Province of Nyasaland (Malawi). It discusses the nature and context of sectarianism in Africa and analyses the developemnt of the sects, their ritual and worship and the roles of their officials in the social life of the community. This detailed analysis of the character and influence of sectarianism provides a valuable contirbution t the understanding of the complex process of social change which has taken place in this part of Africa.

Product Details ISBN: 9781138600393
ISBN-10: 1138600393
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: August 22nd, 2018
Pages: 172
Language: English