African traditional religion in Malawi : the case of the Bimbi Cult / James Amanze.

By: Amanze, JamesSeries: Kachere monograph ; no. 17Publication details: Blantyre [Malawi] : Christian Literature Association in Malawi, 2002Description: 228 p. ; 21 cmISBN: 9990816387Subject(s): Cults -- Malawi | Chewa (African people) -- Religion | Malawi -- Cults
Contents:
The nature and function of Bimbiship in Chewa religious system -- The call to Bimbiship and the question of succession -- Rituals performed by the Bimbis -- Rituals performed by the people -- Theological foundations of the Bimbi cult -- The history of the Bimbi cult -- The Bimbi cult and its interaction with Islam and Christianity.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-218) and index.

The nature and function of Bimbiship in Chewa religious system -- The call to Bimbiship and the question of succession -- Rituals performed by the Bimbis -- Rituals performed by the people -- Theological foundations of the Bimbi cult -- The history of the Bimbi cult -- The Bimbi cult and its interaction with Islam and Christianity.