By Israel Kamudzandu
Israel Kamudzandu explores this legacy, exhibiting how the Shona present in the determine of Abraham himself a effective source for cultural resistance, and makes exciting comparisons with the methods the apostle Paul used an analogous determine in his interplay with the ancestry of Aeneas in imperial myths of the future of the Roman humans. the result's a groundbreaking examine that mixes the easiest tradition-historical insights with postcolonial-critical acumen. Kamudzandu deals eventually a version of multi-cultural Christianity solid within the adventure of postcolonial Zimbabwe.
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