WATCH : Can one balance African tradition and Christianity?

Patience Nyagato

The balance between Christianity and the African tradition remains a contested terrain as most Christians are caught in between their faith and cultural practices.

African traditional practices like ‘kurova guva’, a ceremony believed to bring back the spirit of the deceased to be in the midst of his descendants is considered taboo for most devoted Christians.

However, a local church Simba raMwari which claims to have merged practices from both the Bible and the African tradition believes one cannot totally forget their roots, thus the need to strike a balance between African culture and Christianity.

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