Chewa Proverb Collection

Mtsinje wopanda miyala sasunga madzi.
A stream without stones does not keep water.
(The stones in the river prevent the water from running on, the stones keep the water in the bed, as a kind of dam. A chief needs people to help him, we all need others to help us.)
Proverb No 643 collected by Toon van Kessel
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Bemba Proverb Collection

Cimbwi nga apelelwa, alya namabula.
The hyena when it is desperate, will also eat leaves (Necessity makes a person do what they would not normally do.)
Umuntu nga aculisha kuti acita nefishimulingile. (from Stephen Mpashi)
Proverb No 291 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

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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