Religion in Zimbabwe: A Selected Bibliography

Auret, Diana. Reaching for Justice. 1992.

Banana, Canaan. The Church in the Struggle. 1996.

Bhebe, N. Christianity and Traditional Religion in Western Zimbabwe, 1859-1923. London: Longman, 1979.

Bourdillon, M. Religion and Society: A Text for Africa, Gweru: Mambo Press, 1990.

Dachs, Anthony J. and Rea, W. The Catholic Church and Zimbabwe. 1979.

Dorman, Sara Rich. "Rocking the Boat? Church-NGOs and Democratization in Zimbabwe" African Affairs 101 (January 2002) issue 402.

Gifford, P. 1987: "'Africa Shall be Saved': An Appraisal of Rheinhardt Bonnke's Pan-African Crusade." Journal of Religion in Africa, XVII, l, 1987.

Gifford, P. The Religious Right in Southern Africa. Harare: Baobab Books and University of Zimbabwe Publications, 1988.

Gustafsson, O. "A New Religious Political Right", in C. Hallencreutz, and M. Palmberg (eds). Religion and Politics in Southern Africa. Seminar Proceedings No. 24. Uppsala: The University of Uppsala, 1991.

Hallencreutz, C. and A. Moyo. Church and State in Zimbabwe. Gweru: Mambo Press, 1988.

Hastings, A, "Mediums, Martyrs and Morals." Zambezia, 40 (1983): 1-14.

Kuperus, Tracey. "Building democracy: an examination of religious associations in South Africa and Zimbabwe" JMAS, 37, 4 (1999).

Lamont, Donal. Speech from the Dock. 1977.

Lan, D. Guns and Rain: Guerrillas and Spirit Mediums in Zimbabwe. London: James Clarrey, 1985.

Lapsley, Michael. Neutrality or Co-option? Anglican Church and State from 1964 until the Independence of Zimbabwe. 1986.

Linden, Ian. The Catholic Church and the Struggle for Zimbabwe. 1980.

Maraire, D. Thc Position of Music in Shona Mudzimu (Ancestral Spirit) Possession, 1990 PhD dissertation, University of Washington, Seattle.

Maxwell , David. "The Church and Democratisation in Africa: the Case of Zimbabwe" in Gifford, Paul (ed.) The Christian Churches and the Democratisation of Africa. 1995.

_______. "Delivered from the Spirit of Poverty." JRA 28 (1998).

_______. Christians and Chiefs in Zimbabwe. 1999.

_______. "Catch the Cockerel Before Dawn: Pentecostalism and Politics in Post-Colonial Zimbabwe" Africa 70, 2 (2000).

Moyo, A. 1988: "Religion and Political Thought in Independent Zimbabwe", in C. Hallencreutz and A. Moyo. Church and State in Zimbabwe. Gweru: Mambo Press, 1988.

Mudimbe, V. The Invention of Africa: Gnosis, Philosophy, and the Order of Knowledge. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1988.

Mudimbe, V. Parables and Fables: Exegesis, Textuality, and Politics in Central Africa. Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1991.

Randolph, RH. Dawn in Zimbabwe: The Catholic Church in the new Order: a report on the activities of the Catholic Church in the Zimbabwe for the five years, 1977-1981. 1985.

Ray, B. African Religions: Symbol, Ritual and Community. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1976.


[Based on items listed by Sara Rich Dorman, Queen Elizabeth House, Oxford (2001) and Hilde Antsen, The Battle of the Mind: International New Media Elements of the New Religious Political Right in Zimbabwe. Oslo: University of Oslo, 1997. Available from Department of Media and Communications [info@media.uio.no].


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