Environment, world-view and healing among the Zulu Christians (19th and 20th centuries)

Article English OPEN
Henriques, Alan C;
(2013)
  • Publisher: The Church History Society of Southern Africa

The basic question raised in this article is how Christians within the Zulu community seek relief from illnesses. Do they turn to plant (herbal) or animal remedies, or do they regard this as an imbalance in the mind of the person afflicted. This article touches on the s... View more
  • References (11)
    11 references, page 1 of 2

    Bryant, AT. 1966. Zulu medicine and medicine men. Cape Town: Centaur Publishers.

    Berglund, A-I. 1976. Zulu thought patterns and symbolism. Cape Town: David Philip.

    Callaway, H. 1970. The religious system of the amaZulu. Cape Town: C. Struik (Pty) Ltd.

    Chidester, D. 1996, Savage systems. Cape Town: University of Cape Town Press.

    Daneel, ML. 1998, African earthkeepers, Volume 1 Interfaith mission in earth-care. Pretoria: Unisa Press.

    De Villiers, P. 1987 Like a roaring lion … Essays on the Bible, the church and demonic powers. Pretoria: Unisa Press.

    Hutchings, A. 1996. Zulu medicinal plants. Pietermaritzburg: University of Natal Press.

    Jwara, SM. 1998, Healing ministry in the Zulu context: the potential role of Zulu traditional medicine in the Catholic Church's healing ministry, with special reference to the Mariannhill Mission. Pietermaritzburg: University of Natal, Unpublished Masters Thesis.

    Ngubane, H. 1977. Body and mind in Zulu medicine: an ethnography of health and disease in the Nyuswa-Zulu thought and practice. London: Academic Press.

    Thompson, L. 1969. African societies in southern Africa. London: Heinemann.

  • Metrics
Share - Bookmark