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Divine Bud: Testimonies of Gods Intervention: Divine Bud: Testimonies of Gods Intervention Philip Mutaka

Divine Bud: Testimonies of Gods Intervention: Divine Bud: Testimonies of Gods Intervention

Philip Mutaka

Published June 22nd 2013
ISBN : 9781299679931
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190 pages
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 About the Book 

This book presents innovative material on ethnography- more specifically, it exposes events where African individuals deal with the supernatural such as: reaction to the death of a child whose surgical operation was considered an answer to prayers toMoreThis book presents innovative material on ethnography- more specifically, it exposes events where African individuals deal with the supernatural such as: reaction to the death of a child whose surgical operation was considered an answer to prayers to God, how African students have dealt with evil spirits in their lives, how African people have experimented the phenomenon of miracle with their specific religious background that merges imported religions (Christian and Islam) and their traditional cultural religious beliefs. The material is also of interest to readers concerned with the need for dialogue between religions for the purpose of finding solutions to conflicts arising in the modern world. The book is truly thought-provoking. See for example what happens when a Muslim faces Jesus Christ as recounted in chapter 5. Mevoutsas testimony in chapter 6 is a perfect example that exposes the way Africans attached to their traditional cultures believe that God may use tradition healers to manifest his presence among his creatures.