SHEMBE, Johannes Galilee


SHEMBE, Johannes Galilee
(1904-1975)
   the successor of Isaia Shembe whose able leadership made the AMA-NAZARITES the second largest independent religious movement in Southern Africa.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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  • Shembe — Isaiah Shembe Isaiah Shembe (* 1867; † 1935; auch: Isaia Shembe) war ein aus dem Missionschristentum hervorgegangener Zulu Prophet, Heiler und Gründer der AmaNazarites. Er begann zunächst als Laienprediger und baute später seine eigene Kirche auf …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • SHEMBE, Amos — (1907 1996)    the son of Isaia SHEMBE and leader of the largest branch of the Zulu AMA NAZARITE movement in South Africa which split into two rival factions after the death of Johannes Galilee SHEMBE. Under the leadership of Amos, the group has… …   Concise dictionary of Religion

  • Isaia Shembe — Isaiah Shembe Isaiah Shembe (* 1867; † 1935; auch: Isaia Shembe) war ein aus dem Missionschristentum hervorgegangener Zulu Prophet, Heiler und Gründer der AmaNazarites. Er begann zunächst als Laienprediger und baute später seine eigene Kirche auf …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Nazareth Baptist Church — (Alternatively called The Nazarite Church iBandla lamaNazaretha , or the Shembe Church ) is an African Initiated Church founded by Isaiah Shembe 1910.[1] It has approximately 4 million members.[2] The religion bans smoking, drinking, and… …   Wikipedia

  • AMA-NAZARETHA —    known as NAZARITES. The largest Zulu AFRICAN INDEPENDENT CHURCH movement. The THEOLOGY of the Nazarites is a blend of CHRISTIAN and Zulu BELIEFS. Their founder, ISAIA SHEMBE, was a BAPTIST but his followers have tended to deify him and to see… …   Concise dictionary of Religion

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