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Contemporary perspectives on religions in Africa and the African diaspora / edited by Ibigbolade S. Aderibigbe and Carolyn M. Jones Medine.

Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.

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  • Title:
    Contemporary perspectives on religions in Africa and the African diaspora / edited by Ibigbolade S. Aderibigbe and Carolyn M. Jones Medine.
  • Contributor: Gbola Aderibigbe editor.;
    Carolyn M. Jones Medine editor.
  • Subjects: Sociology of Religion; Religions -- African influences; Christianity -- Africa; Islam -- Africa; RELIGION -- Comparative Religion; RELIGION -- Essays; RELIGION -- Reference; Christianity; Islam; Religion; Religions -- African influences; Islam/General; Comparative Religion; Religion: general; Humanities; Religion & beliefs; Africa -- Religion; Africa; Electronic books;
    Dewey: 200.96
  • Publication Details: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: Religious traditions in Africa: an overview of origins, basic beliefs and practices / Modern trends in the teaching of African religion in the 21st century: conceptual decolonization / African religion in 21st century and the search for philosophical relevance / African religious movements and pentecostalism: the model of Ijo-Orunmila, Ato / African religion and health care delivery in Africa / Some ethical reflections on African indigenous religion and Christianity / Christianity in contemporary African religious space / Islam in contemporary African society / African derived religions in diaspora: an overview / Art and music in African derived diaspora religions / Sojourner Truth, hybrid identity, and multi-vocal text / Womanist spirituality: legacies of freedom / Initiation and possession in Santería, Candomblé, and Voudou / Mythology of rituals and sacrifices in African-derived diaspora religions / Socio-religious agencies of Santería religions in the United States of America / Modern legal issues in the practice of African diaspora religions / African initiated churches and African immigrants in the United States: a model in the Redeemed Christian Church of God, North America (RCCGNA) / Islamic communities in the United States: issues of religion and political identity /
  • Identifier: ISBN 9781137498052 (electronic bk.); ISBN 1137498056 (electronic bk.); ISBN 9781137498090 (electronic bk.); ISBN 1137498099 (electronic bk.); BNB GBB6H6964; System number: 017616348
  • Notes: Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (viii, 285 pages).

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