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African apocalypse

the story of Nontetha Nkwenkwe, a twentieth-century South African prophet

by Robert R Edgar

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Published by Ohio University, Center for International Studies, Witwatersrand University Press in Athens, OH, Johannesburg .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nkwenkwe, Nontetha, -- ca. 1875-1935,
  • Church of the Prophetess Nontetha -- Biography,
  • Women prophets -- South Africa -- Eastern Cape -- Biography,
  • Prophets -- South Africa -- Eastern Cape -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-184) and index

    StatementRobert R. Edgar and Hilary Sapire ; foreword by Shula Marks
    GenreBiography
    SeriesMonographs in international studies -- no. 72
    ContributionsSapire, Hilary
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX7071.Z8 N594 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 190 p. :
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16956330M
    ISBN 100896802086
    LC Control Number99016273

      The Greek term apokalypsis, from which we get our English word apocalypse, literally means “unveiling.” The last book of the New Testament canon is the book of Revelation, which describes the end times. The first words of this book in Greek are .


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