Why I’m reclaiming my spiritual identity

Her article start with a generalization of African children raised in christian families. Then she moves to her personal situation. Let us not forget there is not a single story, not even among christians. Charisse Chikwir delves into her pentecostal background and her cultural heritage. She wants to revive and restore that Shona background and its accompanying religious identity. In this article she shows the books that have helped her in this journey of discovery. She started out with books from West African writers, while coming from a Shona background herself. Here again the multiplicity and diversity of African religions tends to be made monolithic. But just read her article and have your own opinion.  

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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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