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Karaism

Earlier this month we wrote about the Kara Heritage Institute, which takes its name from Karaism. While Christianity is currently the largest religion in Africa, it is believed that Karaism is the oldest, dating back to the beginning of recorded history.  It was the foundation of ancient African religion and philosophy, and it’s thought that its influence still […]

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The Zion Christian Church

Most people associate the Shembes with KwaZulu-Natal, but as the largest Christian denomination in South Africa, the Zion Christian Church also has a big following in KZN. Both the Shembes and the Zionists can trace their roots back to the Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM).  Isaiah Shembe was a member of the AFM for about a year in the Orange Free […]

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Ukuhlambulula Idlozi Ngenkolo YamaNazaretha

Ngibe nengxoxo noMnumzane Bongani Dube owazalwa ngo 1963 Novemba 11, ezalelwa endaweni yaseNdwedwe esigodini sakwaHlophe eduze nomuzi wakwaShembe, Ehhomisi. Manje usehlala endaweni yaseNanda, eCongo. Ukuhlambulula izidalwa noma idlozi yilapho usuke ugeza abantu bakini abangasekho emhlabeni. Ngokwenkolo yamaNazaretha kuthiwa uyazihlambulula. Inhloso yokuthi izidalwa zihlanjululwe ukuthi azize kahle kulowomuntu, okuthi uma ngabe enza umsebenzi izinto zakhe zilunge […]

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Umshado Wentombi Nensizwa YaseNazaretha

Uma intombi nensizwa yaseNazaretha beganana kunemithetho okumele bayilandele ukuze umshado wabo uhambe kahle. Insizwa ikhetha intombi eyithandile, uma intombi ivumile iyabongwa ngesiphuzo esibandayo namakhekhe, konke lokhu kunikezwa umphathi wayo. Bese kuyahanjwa kuyocelwa ubuhlobo obuhle kubo kwentombi, kwendiwe bese insizwa nentombi baye kothola isibusiso enkosini eBuhleni ngokuthi bahlanganiswe ngokomshado kodwa basuke besazowuhlela umshado wabo omkhulu. Intombi nensizwa […]

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Umsebenzi kaMkhokheli ebandleni

Ezikhathini zakudala (kwezinye izindawo zasemakhaya kusenzeka lokhu) kwakukhona amaqhikiza, yiwo abeluleka amajongosi ngokuziphatha kahle. Ngokuhamba kwesikhathi kwafika abamhlophe, abafika nenkolo banxenxa abantu abamnyama enkolweni. Abantu baqala bahambela izinkonzo bebhincile ngokwesintu, kwathi ngokuhamba kwesikhathi baphipha izingubo zokugqoka bafundiswa nokufunda bathola namaBhayibheli. Ukushintsha kwabantu kwenza nokuthi indlela yokwenza izinto ishintshe. Njengesiko lamaqhikiza babona kubalulekile noma sebeyiwo amakholwa […]

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Umhlanganiso Ngokwebandla LamaNazaretha

Enkonzweni yamaNazaretha kunemithetho ebekelwe amakhosana (izinsizwa) kanye namakhosazane (izintombi). Uma beyiphulile leyomithetho bayahlawuliswa ngokuthi bangangeni ethempelini baze bahlambuluke ngendlela yaseKuphakameni. Inkosazane ayivumelekile ukuthi iqome kanye nenkosana nayo ayivumelekile ukuthi iqonywe kodwa kunendlela ebekiwe yokuthi baganane baze bashade besazigcinile. Uma kwenzekile bawephula lomthetho bayahlawuliswa ngendlela yaseKuphakameni. Lapha sibheka uma inkosazane noma inkosana iganwa umuntu ongakhonzi ebandleni […]

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