The Kongolese Saint Anthony : Dona Beatriz Kimpa Vita and the Antonian movement, 1684-1706 / John K. Thornton.

This book tells the story of the Christian religious movement led by Dona Beatriz Kimpa Vita in the Kingdom of Kongo from 1704 until her death, by burning at the stake, in 1706. Beatriz, a young woman, claimed to be possessed by St Anthony, argued that Jesus was a Kongolese, and criticized Italian C...

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Main Author: Thornton, John K. 1949- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
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