The Soothsayers (Bambuki) and the Christian prayer petitioners (Balombi) : a comparative and evaluative study of healing in the Luba Katanga area

dc.contributor.advisorKwenda, Chirevoen_ZA
dc.contributor.authorKasongo, Lenge Kansempeen_ZA
dc.date.accessioned2014-10-03T12:51:19Z
dc.date.available2014-10-03T12:51:19Z
dc.date.issued2005en_ZA
dc.description.abstractThis research offers a view of an aspect of life of Luba people who inhabit the Katanga Province in the Democratic Republic of Congo in an attempt to compare and evaluate the healing system of co-existent groupings influenced by Bambuki and Balombi. This thesis seeks to compare and evaluate the theology and healing practices of Bambuki and Balombi in order to establish differences and similarities. The study contributes to the liberation of Luba people from western alienation, which considers the Bambuki as demonic.en_ZA
dc.identifier.apacitationKasongo, L. K. (2005). <i>The Soothsayers (Bambuki) and the Christian prayer petitioners (Balombi) : a comparative and evaluative study of healing in the Luba Katanga area</i>. (Thesis). University of Cape Town ,Faculty of Humanities ,Department of Religious Studies. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/11427/8049en_ZA
dc.identifier.chicagocitationKasongo, Lenge Kansempe. <i>"The Soothsayers (Bambuki) and the Christian prayer petitioners (Balombi) : a comparative and evaluative study of healing in the Luba Katanga area."</i> Thesis., University of Cape Town ,Faculty of Humanities ,Department of Religious Studies, 2005. http://hdl.handle.net/11427/8049en_ZA
dc.identifier.citationKasongo, L. 2005. The Soothsayers (Bambuki) and the Christian prayer petitioners (Balombi) : a comparative and evaluative study of healing in the Luba Katanga area. University of Cape Town.en_ZA
dc.identifier.ris TY - Thesis / Dissertation AU - Kasongo, Lenge Kansempe AB - This research offers a view of an aspect of life of Luba people who inhabit the Katanga Province in the Democratic Republic of Congo in an attempt to compare and evaluate the healing system of co-existent groupings influenced by Bambuki and Balombi. This thesis seeks to compare and evaluate the theology and healing practices of Bambuki and Balombi in order to establish differences and similarities. The study contributes to the liberation of Luba people from western alienation, which considers the Bambuki as demonic. DA - 2005 DB - OpenUCT DP - University of Cape Town LK - https://open.uct.ac.za PB - University of Cape Town PY - 2005 T1 - The Soothsayers (Bambuki) and the Christian prayer petitioners (Balombi) : a comparative and evaluative study of healing in the Luba Katanga area TI - The Soothsayers (Bambuki) and the Christian prayer petitioners (Balombi) : a comparative and evaluative study of healing in the Luba Katanga area UR - http://hdl.handle.net/11427/8049 ER - en_ZA
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11427/8049
dc.identifier.vancouvercitationKasongo LK. The Soothsayers (Bambuki) and the Christian prayer petitioners (Balombi) : a comparative and evaluative study of healing in the Luba Katanga area. [Thesis]. University of Cape Town ,Faculty of Humanities ,Department of Religious Studies, 2005 [cited yyyy month dd]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/11427/8049en_ZA
dc.language.isoengen_ZA
dc.publisher.departmentDepartment of Religious Studiesen_ZA
dc.publisher.facultyFaculty of Humanitiesen_ZA
dc.publisher.institutionUniversity of Cape Town
dc.subject.otherIncludes bibliographical references (leaves 259-272).en_ZA
dc.titleThe Soothsayers (Bambuki) and the Christian prayer petitioners (Balombi) : a comparative and evaluative study of healing in the Luba Katanga areaen_ZA
dc.typeDoctoral Thesis
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