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Abraham as Spiritual Ancestor. A Postcolonial Zimbabwean - download pdf or read online

By Israel Kamudzandu

ISBN-10: 9004181644

ISBN-13: 9789004181649

Drawing at the ideology of the Augustan period of making ancestors, this e-book is ready Paul's artistic development of Abraham as a non secular ancestor of all"" those who have the religion of Abraham and Sarah. The booklet breaks new accademic grounds at the

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90 In the world of the Shona, this power is reserved for ancestors and is found in special places like trees, caves, mountains, and rivers. All Shona people desire access to this power, to use in building identity. In Pauline terms, this power is analogous to the Holy Spirit as the force behind a Christian group. 91 In the Shona worldview, one’s sense of self is formed mainly through one’s relationship with others. Humanity is a community of interpretation, and being conscious of cultural pluralism, in fact, means implicitly transcending it.

In Shona tribal societies, people are expected to have full and undivided faith in, and loyalty toward, socially shared ancestors. The Shona embrace the life of the group rather than individualism. Related to the concept of ubuntu is the relationship between ‘self’ and ‘other’80 and the need for harmony between the two. The concepts of ‘self ’ and ‘other’ will be dealt with in chapter two. For now, it suffices to establish that the Shona worldview is informed by the traditional communal religio-cultural values of Shona society.

79 This worldview is given meaning by ubuntu. Ubuntu is the essence of being morally human; the term encompasses relationships among human beings, both male and female, as well as humanity’s relationship with the cosmos. In Shona tribal societies, people are expected to have full and undivided faith in, and loyalty toward, socially shared ancestors. The Shona embrace the life of the group rather than individualism. Related to the concept of ubuntu is the relationship between ‘self’ and ‘other’80 and the need for harmony between the two.

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