Towards an Analysis of Shona Religion and Ethics

Brief report on the author’s continuing research on Shona religion which seeks to steer a course between two extremes of interpretation: 1) the Shona do not have a religion or an ethical code at all, and 2) the Shona belief in Mwari as High God or Creator is a belief in a personal God. Notes.

Title: Towards an Analysis of Shona Religion and Ethics
Author: Gelfand, M.
Year: 1975
Periodical: Zambezia
Volume: 4
Issue: 1
Period: December
Pages: 123-126
Language: English
Geographic term: Zimbabwe
External link: https://journals.co.za/content/zambezia/4/1/AJA03790622_394
Abstract: Brief report on the author’s continuing research on Shona religion which seeks to steer a course between two extremes of interpretation: 1) the Shona do not have a religion or an ethical code at all, and 2) the Shona belief in Mwari as High God or Creator is a belief in a personal God. Notes.