Chewa Proverb Collection

Gona n'kuphe sali patali.
Sleep, I'll kill you is not far away.
(Time goes fast. You should be patient when you have to wait, it never lasts long. As the man who was told: "Sleep, we will kill you tomorrow." Time flew by. )
Proverb No 218 collected by Toon van Kessel
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Bemba Proverb Collection

Butaata: kutaatishanya / kutaatana.
The duties of a father and son are reciprocal. (The son must help the father in his old age as the father helped him in his childhood.)
Uufwaya umucinshi kubantu ali nokutampilapo ukubacindika. Nga walanga akaice umusalula nako kakakusalula. Abaana bafwile basunga abafyashi baabo nga bakota.
Proverb No 239 collected by Frank Carey
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New Book (November 2014)

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Unseen Worlds: Dealing with Spirits, Witchcraft, and Satanism from an African Perspective

new documents:

New Perspectives on Mission

Author: Mark Nsanzurwimo. Date: December 2013. (PDF)

Revolutions in social communication also affect new approaches to mission. This paper, presented at the December FENZA conference, places new trends in mission theology within their historical contexts.

Here we are! 70 Years of Evangelisation and Social Concern (Regiment Parish)

Editor: Mark Nsanzurwimo. Date: August 2013. (PDF)

Regiment Parish has been the locus of innovative pastoral approaches in its history of 70 years that have affected the Catholic Church in Zambia at large. In this study and collection, authors place the pastoral innovations, including the first experiments with Small Christian Communities, into their historical contexts.


Dreams: Where do Biblical, Zambian, and Western Approaches Meet?

A must read for anyone interested in dream interpretation in Zambia.

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Research project on local traditions of reconciliation

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Bauleni location of FENZA

Faith & Encounter Centre Zambia
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Our Aim: Empowering Christians in Zambia to face the challenges of contemporary and traditional cultures with openness and to encounter people of different Christian denominations, contemporary religious movements and religions.

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