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Women of Fire and Spirit: Faith, History, and Gender in Roho Religion in Western Kenya

Cynthia Hoehler-Fatton


This book studies the African Christian Roho religion, or Holy Spirit movement, in Western Kenya. The book uses extensive oral histories and life narratives to provide a counterweight to existing historical literature, and also brings to the fore the role of women in the evolution and expansion of the Church.

Keywords: women, Church, African Christian, Roho religion, Holy Spirit movement, Western Kenya, oral histories, life narratives

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1996 Print ISBN-13: 9780195097900
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195097900.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Cynthia Hoehler-Fatton, author
University of Virginia