African Religions: Symbol, Ritual, and Community

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9780130186225: African Religions: Symbol, Ritual, and Community

This book presents a portrait of African religious history framed in the religious themes common to the rest of the world. It looks at the traditional religions that provided the philosophical, religious, and ethical basis of African culture. Focusing primarily on traditional African religions and their related myths, rituals, authorities , ethics , and artwork, the book also includes substantial treatment on nationalism, African Islam and Christianity. For anyone who wants to gain an understanding of the relationship between African religion and culture.

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Draws upon recent fieldwork to present a variety of methodological approaches to the study of African religious history as a structural whole.

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This book is a wide-ranging, well-organized introduction to African religious history that focuses primarily upon traditional African religions, but also includes substantial treatment of religion, nationalism, African Islam, and Independent Christianity.

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