Dr Nomatter Sande

  • Research Associate (Sociology)

Biography

 Dr Nomatter Sande is a Research Associate at the University of Glasgow University https://rastay.org/home/ He holds a PhD in Religion and Social Transformation from the University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa and has been a Research Fellow at the University of South Africa (UNISA). His expertise lies at the intersection of religion, migration, disability and gendered spaces. He has published extensively on African religions, including African traditional religions, African Pentecostal Christianity and liberation theologies in the African context and diaspora in peer-reviewed journals such as the Journal of Religion in Africa and the Journal for the Study of the Religions of Africa.His monograph "African Churches Ministering 'to and with' Persons with Disabilities: Perspectives from Zimbabwe." (Routledge, 2023) engages with the Christian church traditions and disability issues in Africa. He has also contributed to edited books, including Gendered Spaces, Religion and Migration in Zimbabwe: Implications for Economic Development (2022), Interfaith Networks and Development (2022) and Religion and Inequality in Africa (2023). The interdisciplinary nature of his research allowed him to synthesise insights from religious studies, theology, sociology and anthropology, shaping a holistic perspective on the role of religion in shaping societies undergoing profound changes. 

Research interests

Religion 

Global migration 

Disability 

Gendered spaces

African Diaspora and Transnationalism 

 

Publications

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Number of items: 19.

2023

Sande, N. , Ringson, J. and Chirongoma, S. (2023) ‘Collective intelligence’ a precursor for multidisciplinary research in Africa: an appreciative inquiry perspective. In: Marevesa, T., Jakaza, E. and Mavengano, E. (eds.) Multidisciplinary Knowledge Production and Research Methods in Sub-Saharan Africa. Palgrave Macmillan: Cham, pp. 103-119. ISBN 9783031355318 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-031-35531-8_7)

Sande, N. (2023) The Moral Dimension of Development in Zimbabwe. In: Okyere-Manu, B., Morgan, S. N. and Nwosimiri, O. (eds.) Contemporary Development Ethics from an African Perspective. Series: Philosophy and politics - critical explorations (vol.27). Springer: Cham, pp. 79-92. ISBN 9783031328978 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-031-32898-5_6)

Ringson, J. and Sande, N. (2023) Misconceptions of contraceptive medical technologies on children born with disabilities in Zimbabwe: African traditional and religious ethical perspective. In: Baikady, R., Sajid, S.M., Nadesan, V., Przeperski, J., Islam, M. R. and Gao, J. (eds.) The Palgrave Handbook of Global Social Change. Palgrave Macmillan: Cham, pp. 1-19. ISBN 9783030876241 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-87624-1_394-1)

Sande, N. and Nyadzo, S. (2023) Religion and COVID-19 Vaccination in Zimbabwe. In: Muyambo, T., Sibanda, F. and Chitando, E. (eds.) Religion and COVID-19 Vaccination in Zimbabwe. Routledge. ISBN 9781003388630 (doi: 10.4324/9781003388630-11)

Sande, N. (2023) Contested interpretations: the case of Zimbabweans in the diaspora in the United Kingdom responding to the new dispensation. In: Chitando, E., Togarasei, L. and Tarusarira, J. (eds.) Religion-Regime Relations in Zimbabwe: Co-operation and Resistance. Routledge. ISBN 9781003332435 (doi: 10.4324/9781003332435-14)

Pindukai Humbe, B., Chirongoma, S. and Sande, N. (2023) Hate speech within the electoral political processes in Zimbabwe. In: Mavengano, E. and Chirongoma, S. (eds.) Electoral Politics in Zimbabwe, Volume 1. Palgrave Macmillan: Cham. ISBN 9783031271397 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-031-27140-3_9)

Sande, N. and Makamure, C. (2023) Signs of the times- thinking anew Christian nationalism in Zimbabwe. In: Manyonganise, M. (ed.) Religion and Health in a COVID-19 Context: Experiences from Zimbabwe. Series: Bible in Africa studies 36 - Exploring Religion in Africa 11. University of Bamberg Press, pp. 49-70. ISBN 9783863099114

Sande, N. and Makamure, C. (2023) Chihera’s matriarchal traits: a mirror of reverse patriarchy. In: Chitando, E., Chirongoma, S. and Nyakudya, M. (eds.) Chihera in Zimbabwe. Palgrave Macmillan: Cham, pp. 319-334. ISBN 9783031124655 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-031-12466-2_18)

Sande, N. (2023) Diaspora African communities, religion and inequality. In: Religion and Inequality in Africa. Series: Bloomsbury studies in Black religion and cultures. Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 9781350307377

2022

Muyambo, T., Sande, N. and Tendere, J. (2022) ‘Wash and pray’: the nexus of African Christianity and science in the context of COVID-19 in Zimbabwe. Journal of Religion in Africa, 52(3-4), pp. 348-373. (doi: 10.1163/15700666-12340234)

Sande, N. (2022) African Churches Ministering “to and with” Persons with Disabilities: Perspectives from Zimbabwe. Routledge. ISBN 9781032183855 (doi: 10.4324/9781003256335)

Sande, N. and Maforo, B. (2022) Hate speech as a politico-religious tool in contemporary Zimbabwe. Journal of Religion in Africa, 51(3-4), pp. 348-363. (doi: 10.1163/15700666-12340210)

Sande, N. (2022) African Christian traditions as contemporary sources for African knowledge production systems impacting development in Zimbabwe. In: Muyambo, T. M., Hlatywayo, A. M., Sithole, P. M. and Mawere, M. (eds.) Re-imagining Indigenous Knowledge and Practices in 21st Century Africa: Debunking Myths and Misconceptions for Conviviality and Sustainability. Langaa RPCIG, pp. 399-416. (doi: 10.2307/j.ctv2gs4grp.24)

Sande, N. and Nyadzo, S. (2022) Spirit-led missions: an African Pentecostal missions theology in diasporic contexts. Journal of Pentecostal Theology, 31(1), pp. 133-151. (doi: 10.1163/17455251-bja10029)

Zhou, S., Sande, N. and Landa, N. (2022) Reflecting on women's voices in the anti-gender-based violence discourse in Zimbabwean music. In: Chitando, E., Chirongoma, S. and Manyonganise, M. (eds.) Gendered Spaces, Religion and Migration in Zimbabwe: Implications for Economic Development. Routledge: London, pp. 98-112. ISBN 9781003317609 (doi: 10.4324/9781003317609-9)

2021

Sande, N. and Chirongoma, S. (2021) Construction of rape culture amongst the Shona indigenous religion and culture: Perspectives from African feminist cultural hermeneutics. HTS Teologiese Studies / Theological Studies, 77(2), a6619. (doi: 10.4102/hts.v77i2.6619)

Sande, N. and Maforo, B. (2021) Pastoral ministry from the margins: pastors’ wives in Apostolic Faith Mission in Zimbabwe. Studia Historiae Ecclesiasticae, 47(2), 8121. (doi: 10.25159/2412-4265/8121)

Sande, N. and Ringson, J. (2021) Do persons with disability need healing? An African Pentecostal perspective within the selected African Pentecostal Churches in Zimbabwe. Journal of Pentecostal Theology, 30(1), pp. 162-180. (doi: 10.1163/17455251-bja10016)

Sande, N. (2021) The impact of technologies on African religions: a theological perspective. In: Okyere-Manu, B. D. (ed.) African Values, Ethics, and Technology: Questions, Issues, and Approaches. Palgrave Macmillan: Cham, pp. 247-261. ISBN 9783030705497 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-70550-3_15)

This list was generated on Tue Apr 16 08:03:03 2024 BST.
Number of items: 19.

Articles

Muyambo, T., Sande, N. and Tendere, J. (2022) ‘Wash and pray’: the nexus of African Christianity and science in the context of COVID-19 in Zimbabwe. Journal of Religion in Africa, 52(3-4), pp. 348-373. (doi: 10.1163/15700666-12340234)

Sande, N. and Maforo, B. (2022) Hate speech as a politico-religious tool in contemporary Zimbabwe. Journal of Religion in Africa, 51(3-4), pp. 348-363. (doi: 10.1163/15700666-12340210)

Sande, N. and Nyadzo, S. (2022) Spirit-led missions: an African Pentecostal missions theology in diasporic contexts. Journal of Pentecostal Theology, 31(1), pp. 133-151. (doi: 10.1163/17455251-bja10029)

Sande, N. and Chirongoma, S. (2021) Construction of rape culture amongst the Shona indigenous religion and culture: Perspectives from African feminist cultural hermeneutics. HTS Teologiese Studies / Theological Studies, 77(2), a6619. (doi: 10.4102/hts.v77i2.6619)

Sande, N. and Maforo, B. (2021) Pastoral ministry from the margins: pastors’ wives in Apostolic Faith Mission in Zimbabwe. Studia Historiae Ecclesiasticae, 47(2), 8121. (doi: 10.25159/2412-4265/8121)

Sande, N. and Ringson, J. (2021) Do persons with disability need healing? An African Pentecostal perspective within the selected African Pentecostal Churches in Zimbabwe. Journal of Pentecostal Theology, 30(1), pp. 162-180. (doi: 10.1163/17455251-bja10016)

Books

Sande, N. (2022) African Churches Ministering “to and with” Persons with Disabilities: Perspectives from Zimbabwe. Routledge. ISBN 9781032183855 (doi: 10.4324/9781003256335)

Book Sections

Sande, N. , Ringson, J. and Chirongoma, S. (2023) ‘Collective intelligence’ a precursor for multidisciplinary research in Africa: an appreciative inquiry perspective. In: Marevesa, T., Jakaza, E. and Mavengano, E. (eds.) Multidisciplinary Knowledge Production and Research Methods in Sub-Saharan Africa. Palgrave Macmillan: Cham, pp. 103-119. ISBN 9783031355318 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-031-35531-8_7)

Sande, N. (2023) The Moral Dimension of Development in Zimbabwe. In: Okyere-Manu, B., Morgan, S. N. and Nwosimiri, O. (eds.) Contemporary Development Ethics from an African Perspective. Series: Philosophy and politics - critical explorations (vol.27). Springer: Cham, pp. 79-92. ISBN 9783031328978 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-031-32898-5_6)

Ringson, J. and Sande, N. (2023) Misconceptions of contraceptive medical technologies on children born with disabilities in Zimbabwe: African traditional and religious ethical perspective. In: Baikady, R., Sajid, S.M., Nadesan, V., Przeperski, J., Islam, M. R. and Gao, J. (eds.) The Palgrave Handbook of Global Social Change. Palgrave Macmillan: Cham, pp. 1-19. ISBN 9783030876241 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-87624-1_394-1)

Sande, N. and Nyadzo, S. (2023) Religion and COVID-19 Vaccination in Zimbabwe. In: Muyambo, T., Sibanda, F. and Chitando, E. (eds.) Religion and COVID-19 Vaccination in Zimbabwe. Routledge. ISBN 9781003388630 (doi: 10.4324/9781003388630-11)

Sande, N. (2023) Contested interpretations: the case of Zimbabweans in the diaspora in the United Kingdom responding to the new dispensation. In: Chitando, E., Togarasei, L. and Tarusarira, J. (eds.) Religion-Regime Relations in Zimbabwe: Co-operation and Resistance. Routledge. ISBN 9781003332435 (doi: 10.4324/9781003332435-14)

Pindukai Humbe, B., Chirongoma, S. and Sande, N. (2023) Hate speech within the electoral political processes in Zimbabwe. In: Mavengano, E. and Chirongoma, S. (eds.) Electoral Politics in Zimbabwe, Volume 1. Palgrave Macmillan: Cham. ISBN 9783031271397 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-031-27140-3_9)

Sande, N. and Makamure, C. (2023) Signs of the times- thinking anew Christian nationalism in Zimbabwe. In: Manyonganise, M. (ed.) Religion and Health in a COVID-19 Context: Experiences from Zimbabwe. Series: Bible in Africa studies 36 - Exploring Religion in Africa 11. University of Bamberg Press, pp. 49-70. ISBN 9783863099114

Sande, N. and Makamure, C. (2023) Chihera’s matriarchal traits: a mirror of reverse patriarchy. In: Chitando, E., Chirongoma, S. and Nyakudya, M. (eds.) Chihera in Zimbabwe. Palgrave Macmillan: Cham, pp. 319-334. ISBN 9783031124655 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-031-12466-2_18)

Sande, N. (2023) Diaspora African communities, religion and inequality. In: Religion and Inequality in Africa. Series: Bloomsbury studies in Black religion and cultures. Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 9781350307377

Sande, N. (2022) African Christian traditions as contemporary sources for African knowledge production systems impacting development in Zimbabwe. In: Muyambo, T. M., Hlatywayo, A. M., Sithole, P. M. and Mawere, M. (eds.) Re-imagining Indigenous Knowledge and Practices in 21st Century Africa: Debunking Myths and Misconceptions for Conviviality and Sustainability. Langaa RPCIG, pp. 399-416. (doi: 10.2307/j.ctv2gs4grp.24)

Zhou, S., Sande, N. and Landa, N. (2022) Reflecting on women's voices in the anti-gender-based violence discourse in Zimbabwean music. In: Chitando, E., Chirongoma, S. and Manyonganise, M. (eds.) Gendered Spaces, Religion and Migration in Zimbabwe: Implications for Economic Development. Routledge: London, pp. 98-112. ISBN 9781003317609 (doi: 10.4324/9781003317609-9)

Sande, N. (2021) The impact of technologies on African religions: a theological perspective. In: Okyere-Manu, B. D. (ed.) African Values, Ethics, and Technology: Questions, Issues, and Approaches. Palgrave Macmillan: Cham, pp. 247-261. ISBN 9783030705497 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-70550-3_15)

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Professional activities & recognition

Selected international presentations

  • 2016: Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies (BIGSAS) (Addis Ababa)
  • 2019: European Pentecostal Theology Association (Denmark)
  • 2015: International Conference on Religion (Wake Forest USA)