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Contextualizing eschatology in African cultural and religious beliefs / Ibigbolade Simon Aderibigbe.

Gbola Aderibigbe, author.

London : Routledge, 2019.

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  • Title:
    Contextualizing eschatology in African cultural and religious beliefs / Ibigbolade Simon Aderibigbe.
  • Author: Gbola Aderibigbe, author.
  • Subjects: Eschatology; Africa -- Religion; Africa -- Religious life and customs;
    Dewey: 236.096
  • Publication Details: London : Routledge, 2019.
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Description: Contents:

    1. Introductory: Universal concepts of Eschatology: Definitions, Developmental Explanations and Beliefs in Major Religious Traditions  2. Eschatology in African Traditional Cultural and Religious Worldviews: General Overview  3. Cosmological and Ontological Prelude to African Eschatology: The Dynamics of Creation and Nature of the Universe and Humans.  4. Human Nature, Rites of Passage, Death, and Funeral Rites: "Gateways" to African Eschatological Beliefs and Practices  5. The Afterlife, Ancestral Cult, and African Eschatology  6. Reincarnation and African Eschatological Paradigms  7. End-Times: Of Final Judgment and End of Cosmos in African Eschatological Prism  8. Contemporary Influences, Future of African Concept of Eschatology and Conclusion 


  • Identifier: ISBN 9781351032964 (ePub ebook) : £47.98; ISBN £115.00; ISBN 9781351032971 (PDF ebook) : £47.98; ISBN 9781351032957 (Mobipocket ebook) : £47.98; ISBN 9781351032988 (ebook) : £47.98
    10.4324/9781351032988 doi; BNB GBB930694; System number: 019252823
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Series: Routledge studies on religion in Africa and the diaspora

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