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What were the roles of religion in the Maji Maji rebellion?

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Roles of religion in the Maji Maji rebellion were;

  • Gave people courage to fight the Germans
  • Gave spiritual strength to fight superior force
  • Unified the African communities/ wiped out tribalism
  • Provided ideology which guided the war
  • Sustained the morale of the warriors
  • Provided a common plan action based on mass action
  • Provided leadership during the war e.g Prophetic leaders.