Performing Religion

When the Kwaya ya Vijana from the Kariakoo Lutheran Church in Dar es Salaam performs a wimbo [song] in a mashindano ya kwaya ... I demonstrate the performance of religious social identity throughout the ethnography with illustrations of ...

Performing Religion

Author: Gregory F. Barz

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9004334327

Page: 244

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