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Chewa Proverb Collection

Cakanika(calaka) bakha, nkhuku siingatole.
What the duck failed (to pick up), the chicken is unable to pick up.
(A duck is sturdier than a chicken. If somebody older/better has failed, just don't you try.)
Proverb No 61 collected by Toon van Kessel
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Bemba Proverb Collection

Uwapyana ngoshe, no busungu.
The person who succeeds to the ngoshe snake also inherits the poison. (Tell me the company you keep and I will tell you what you are. Birds of a feather flock together).
Uwenda no ulwele pa mutima, alaambukisha.
Proverb No 1721 collected by Frank Carey
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New documents

Spirits and the healing of body and spirits: pastoral challenges

by Bernhard Udelhoven


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by Patrick Mumbi

Study edition of Unseen Worlds

Unseen Worlds is now available in a new study edition, a much abbreviated version of the original book, published for pastors and helpers to find a quick entry into the new pastoral approach of dealing with spirits, witchcraft and Satanism. It consists of the methodology and the case studies of the original work.

Silozi Bible

You can now access parts of the Silozi Bible online:

Bible in Silozi


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