ISBN 9789996066689
Pages 476
Dimensions 210 x 148mm
Published 2022
Publisher Luviri Press, Malawi
Format Paperback

Singing and Dancing for God

A Theological Reflection on Indigenous Hymns in Sumu za Ukhristu

by Augustine Chingwala Musopole

No sooner had northern Malawians started to become Christians in the late 19th century, than they began to compose hymns. Rather than attempting rational discourse or literary production, their first instinct was to sing and dance their faith. In this book Augustine Musopole offers us the first comprehensive analysis of the theology found in the hymns - a ground-breaking contribution to our understanding of African Christianity.

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About the Author

Augustine Chingwala Musopole

The late Augustine Chingwala Musopole was a retired Associate Professor in the Department of Religion and Philosophy, Chang Jung Christian University, Taiwan and served as a General Secretary of the Malawi Council of Churches.