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Religion in Africa

T Blakeley

Religion in Africa

T Blakeley

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Introduction Religion and Its Translatability Translatability in Islam & in Christianity in Africa, L. Sanneh Islam in East African Contexts, A. Nanji Cultural Change & Religious Conversion in West Africa, J.P. Kirby Christ in African Folk Theology, M. Schoffeleers African Religion & Mormon Doctrine Compared, D.L. Thomson Ifa: A West African Cosmological System, W. Ab'mbola Comparisons over Time and Place Women & Power in an Edo Spirit Possession Cult, P.G. Ben-Amos African Religion & Art in Brazil, M.S. Omari Drums of Affliction: Real Phenomenon or Scholarly Chimera?, J.M. Janzen Archaeological Evidence of Traditional African Religious Expression, P. de Maret The Innocent Sorcerer: Coping with Evil in Two African Societies (Kapsiki & Dogon), W.E.A. van Beek Myth & Epic in Central Africa, L. de Heusch Instrumentality of Religion Kimbanguism & the Question of Syncretism in Zaire, W. MacGaffey Jamaa: A Charismatic Movement Revisited, J. Fabian The Dialectic of Conversion in the A.M.E. Church in E. Zimbabwe, 1900-1950, T.O. Ranger Prophetism & Social Change, A. Legesse Gola Womanhood & the Limits of Masculine Omnipotence, W.L. d'Azevedo Male & Female Secret Societies in Northern Sierra Leone, S. Ottenberg Music Performance among the Kpelle of Liberia, R.M. Stone Men's Oratory & Women's Song-Dance in Hemba Funerary Performance, P.A.R. Blakely & T.D. Blakely Bibliography Index

- Publisher ^This is the first major collection for over a decade on the subject of African religion. It is part of a continuous stock-taking solidly grounded in archival and field research in Africa and the African diaspora. This book provides the views of some of the most distinguished academics in the context of African history, anthropology, archaeology, politics, comparative religion, health and healing, languages and literatures, and the visual and performing arts.

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Introduction Religion and Its Translatability Translatability in Islam & in Christianity in Africa, L. Sanneh Islam in East African Contexts, A. Nanji Cultural Change & Religious Conversion in West Africa, J.P. Kirby Christ in African Folk Theology, M. Schoffeleers African Religion & Mormon Doctrine Compared, D.L. Thomson Ifa: A West African Cosmological System, W. Ab'mbola Comparisons over Time and Place Women & Power in an Edo Spirit Possession Cult, P.G. Ben-Amos African Religion & Art in Brazil, M.S. Omari Drums of Affliction: Real Phenomenon or Scholarly Chimera?, J.M. Janzen Archaeological Evidence of Traditional African Religious Expression, P. de Maret The Innocent Sorcerer: Coping with Evil in Two African Societies (Kapsiki & Dogon), W.E.A. van Beek Myth & Epic in Central Africa, L. de Heusch Instrumentality of Religion Kimbanguism & the Question of Syncretism in Zaire, W. MacGaffey Jamaa: A Charismatic Movement Revisited, J. Fabian The Dialectic of Conversion in the A.M.E. Church in E. Zimbabwe, 1900-1950, T.O. Ranger Prophetism & Social Change, A. Legesse Gola Womanhood & the Limits of Masculine Omnipotence, W.L. d'Azevedo Male & Female Secret Societies in Northern Sierra Leone, S. Ottenberg Music Performance among the Kpelle of Liberia, R.M. Stone Men's Oratory & Women's Song-Dance in Hemba Funerary Performance, P.A.R. Blakely & T.D. Blakely Bibliography Index
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^This is the first major collection for over a decade on the subject of African religion. It is part of a continuous stock-taking solidly grounded in archival and field research in Africa and the African diaspora. This book provides the views of some of the most distinguished academics in the context of African history, anthropology, archaeology, politics, comparative religion, health and healing, languages and literatures, and the visual and performing arts.
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  • Catalogue Code 111759
  • Product Code 0435080830
  • EAN 9780435080839
  • Pages 512
  • Department Academic
  • Category Church
  • Sub-Category Missions
  • Publisher Heinemann Educational
  • Publication Date Aug 1994
  • Dimensions 229 x 178 x 32 mm
  • Weight 0.839kg

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