Shembe: a Zulu Church
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Citation (published version)G Marinovich. 2018. "Shembe: A Zulu Church." Transition, No. 125, Religion, pp. 34 - 41 (8). https://doi.org/10.2979/transition.125.1.06
One of the ceremonies Shembe initiated was a barefoot three-day pilgrimage to the Holy Mountain, Nhlangakazi. Shembe said the Word had led him to this low, flat-topped mountain, as it was the place God would communicate his instructions to his prophet, just as Moses had to climb Mount Sinai to receive the Ten Commandments. It might have been at Nhlangakazi (accounts vary) that Shembe was struck by lightning and while incapacitated, received divine visions that instructed him to go south.