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African traditions in the study of religion in Africa : emerging trends, indigenous spirituality and the interface with other world religions / [edited by] Afe Adogame, Ezra Chitando and Bolaji Bateye.

[Place of publication not identified] : Routledge, 2016.

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  • Title:
    African traditions in the study of religion in Africa : emerging trends, indigenous spirituality and the interface with other world religions / [edited by] Afe Adogame, Ezra Chitando and Bolaji Bateye.
  • Contributor: Afeosemime U Adogame (Afeosemime Unuose), 1964-;
    Ezra Chitando;
    Bolaji Bateye
  • Subjects: Religion and social problems -- Africa; Christianity and other religions -- African; Africa -- Religion -- Study and teaching -- Africa;
    Dewey: 200.9607
  • Publication Details: [Place of publication not identified] : Routledge, 2016.
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: Introduction : African traditions in the study of religion in Africa / Ezra Chitando, Afe Adogame, Bolaji Bateye -- ch. 1. African religions in African scholarship : a critique / Umar Habila Dadem Danfulani -- ch. 2. Challenges and prospects of teaching African religion in tertiary institutions in East Africa / Adam K. arap Chepkwony -- ch. 3. Teaching African traditional religion at University of Zimbabwe / Tabona Shoko -- ch. 4. Gender and the teaching of religious studies in Nigeria : a primary overview / Oyeronke Olademo -- ch. 5. Mainstreaming HIV and AIDS in African religious and theological studies / Musa Dube -- ch. 6. Women, narrative traditions and African religious thought / Anthonia Kalu -- ch. 7. African spirituality from 'noise, dust, darkness and dancing' / Lilian Dube -- ch. 8. Tribes without rulers? : indigenous systems of governance and sustainable rural development / Rose Mary Amenga-Etego -- ch. 9. 'Life is more superior to wealth' : indigenous healers in a contemporary African community, Amasiri, Nigeria / Elijah Obinna -- ch. 10. Negotiating African cultures : a case study of Yakurr festivals in Nigeria / Dodeye Williams -- ch. 11. 'From prophetism to pentecostalism' : religious innovation in Africa and African religious scholarship / J. Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu -- ch. 12. Perceptions of women's health and rights in Christian new religious movements in Kenya / Philomena Mwaura and Damaris Parsitau -- ch. 13. Religion and divine presence : appropriating Christianity from within African indigenous religions' perspective / Victor I. Ezigbo -- ch. 14. African religions in the study of the New Testament in Africa / Lovemore Togarasei -- ch. 15. Southern African Islamic studies scholarship : a survey of the 'state of the art' / Muhammed Haron -- ch. 16. Folk beliefs about spiritual power and Hinduism in Ghana / Albert Wuaku.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9781317184201 (EPUB); ISBN 1317184203 (EPUB); BNB GBB6F4806; System number: 017805666
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (278 pages).
  • Series: Vitality of indigenous religions

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