n English in Africa - Black Christianity as intellectual resource in Njabulo Ndebele's Fools and Other Stories
|Article Title||Black Christianity as intellectual resource in Njabulo Ndebele's Fools and Other Stories|
|© Publisher:||Institute for the Study of English in Africa (ISEA)|
|Journal||English in Africa|
|Publication Date||May 2004|
|Pages||139 - 147|
As much critical work has demonstrated, religion more generally and Christianity specifically constitute a major preoccupation in Njabulo Ndebele's collection, Fools and Other Stories. From the title of a story like "The Prophetess" to invocations of the Dutch Reformed Church as a landmark in the township of Charterston, to the character Uncle's concern with Buddhism, religion is a constant presence in the stories.
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