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State of the Nation: Contemporary Zimbabwean poetry.
The Concept and Practice of Diakonia in The New Testament and its Implications in the Zimbabwean Context.
Since the time of its establishment in Zimbabwe in the late 19th century, the RCZ (formerly DRC) has been involved in a number of services in the area of its operation (southern Zimbabwe). This study on diakonia has analysed, ...
Natural law ethics, Hunhuism and the concept of retributive justice among the Korekore- Nyombwe people of Northern Zimbabwe: An ethical investigation
This work first looked at the evolution and power of natural law ethics and retributive justice in regulating human behaviour in contemporary society in general and in Korekore-Nyombwe culture in particular. This background ...
Musaemura Zimunya: ever read his prose?
(Memory Chirere Blog, 2010-01-29)
A study of the theme of persecution and the relationships between victims and aggressors in four tragedies by Jean Racine: Andromaque, Britannicus Bajazet and Phedre.
Human violence has generated a lot of discussion and led to so many attempts, both scientific and philosophical, to understand its prevalence. Why do human beings inflict voluntary suffering or death to others? This is the ...
The Sociolinguistics of Personal Address and Reference in Urban Shona Society
This thesis examines the forms, interpersonal or social functions and patterns of terms used as address or reference resources in spoken urban Shona, integrating Hymes’s (1962) Ethnography of Communication theory and a ...
The acquisition of morphology by children acquiring Shona as a first language
This thesis explores children’s acquisition of Shona morphology, in particular the acquisition of grammatical morphemes. The thesis describes how the morphology of Shona-speaking children develops. Of key interest is how ...
IDENTITY AND DEMOCRACY IN PRO-DEMOCRACY PROTEST THEATRE IN ZIMBABWE: 1999-2012
This study investigates a brand of theatre that is oppositional to oppression. This theatre, which this study calls protest theatre, predicates its practice upon democratic intentions and values. In Zimbabwe, some scholars ...
Dynamics of Democracy and Human Rights Among the Ndebele of Zimbabwe, 1818-1934.
This thesis is at once a profound historical reconstruction of an African polity, and a deeply informed mediation on key Ndebele concepts and ideas. Throughout the thesis, the Ndebele historical experiences are consistently ...
‘Rewriting’ the Bible: its Canonical Implications and Meaning for Anglicans in the City of Harare.
The subject of ‘rewriting’ the Bible has caused considerable discussion in several forums. In theological debates this has led to the writing of a number of books. In church situations, there has been a lot of talk concerning ...