Books and Publications

The following bibliography is designed to guide you to some of M.L. Daneel’s key writings.

Selections by M.L. Daneel

1970. The God of the Matopo Hills: An Essay on the Mwari Cult in Rhodesia. The Hauge: Mouton.
1971. Old and New in Southern Shona Independent Churches, Vol. 1: Background and Rise of the Major Movements. The Hague, Mouton.
1974. Old and New in Southern Shona Independent Churches, Vol 2: Church Growth: Causative Factors and Recruitment Techniques. The Hague, Mouton.
1982. “Black Messianism: Corruption or Contextualization?” Inaugural lecture, Unisa.
1987. Quest for Belonging—Introduction to a Study of African Independent Churches. Gweru: Mambo Press.
1988. Old and New in Southern Shona Independent Churches, Vol. 3: Church Leadership and Fission Dynamics. Gweru: Mambo Press.
1988. African Earthkeepers vol 1: Interfaith Mission in Earth-care. Pretoria: Unisa.
2000. African Earthkeepers vol. 2: Environmental Mission and Liberation in Christian Perspective. Pretoria: Unisa.
1989. Fambidzano—Ecumenical Movement of Zimbabwean Independent Churches. Gweru: Mambo Press.
1990. “Exorcism as a Means of Combating Wizardry: Liberation or Enslavement?” Missionalia, 18(1).
1995. Guerrilla Snuff. Harare: Baobab Books. (Published under the name Mafuranhunzi Gumbo).
2001. African Earthkeepers: Wholistic Interfaith Mission. Maryknoll: Orbis Books.

M.L. Daneel Festschrift

Cuthbertson, Greg, Hennie Pretorius, and Dana Robert, eds. 2003. Frontiers of African Christianity: Essays in honour of Inus Daneel. Pretoria: Unisa.