Year: 2006 Source: HTS Theological Studies, v.62, no.1, (2006), p.155-173 SIEC No: 20100902

This article investigates Kibwetere’s Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments of God. A brief summary of the Movement’s short history is followed by an outline of the movement’s main beliefs. This Ugandan cult’s sociohistoric context is analysed. The cult’s document, “A Timely Message”, is summarized & their relationship with a similar Marian movement in Australia is indicated. Finally, the phenomenon of their suicide is discussed in terms of doomsday apocalypticism & depicted as a result of Roman Catholic apocalyptic thinking. (22 refs.) JA