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The Nafanua Prophesy: An Earlier Version of the One Word for Setting the Scene of Samoa's Religious and Political Formation

Tuisuga, Fa'alepo A. (2007) The Nafanua Prophesy: An Earlier Version of the One Word for Setting the Scene of Samoa's Religious and Political Formation. In: One Word, Many Visions: A re-reading of the Holy Books. Dr Alexander Marthoma Centre for Dialogue and Intertextuality. ISBN 8190236505

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Abstract

This paper seeks to show that the Somoan oral traditions venerate the arrival and acceptance of Christianity as a fulfilment of the Nafanua prophecy.

Item Type: Book Chapters
Repository Version: Published Version
Keywords: Samoa, Christian mission, oral tradition, Somaona religious history
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220405 Religion and Society
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9504 Religion and Ethics > 950404 Religion and Society
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subjects: D - Missiology
College/Association with University of Divinity: Other University of Divinity
Depositing User: Cate Headey
Date Deposited: 18 May 2010 01:37
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2011 15:40
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/393

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