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Edgar, Robert R.


The Finger of God

Enoch Mgijima, the Israelites, and the Bulhoek Massacre in South Africa Robert R. Edgar

On the morning of May 24, 1921, a force of eight hundred white policemen and soldiers confronted an African prophet, Enoch Mgijima, and some three thousand of his followers. Called the Israelites, they refused to leave their holy village of Ntabelanga, where they had been gathering since... More