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African traditions in the study of religion, diaspora and gendered societies / edited by Afe Adogame, Ezra Chitando and Bolaji Bateye.

Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2013.

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  • Title:
    African traditions in the study of religion, diaspora and gendered societies / edited by Afe Adogame, Ezra Chitando and Bolaji Bateye.
  • Contributor: Afeosemime U Adogame (Afeosemime Unuose), 1964-;
    Ezra Chitando;
    Bolaji Bateye;
    Jacob K Olupona (Jacob Kẹhinde), 1951-
  • Subjects: Religion -- Social aspects -- Nigeria; Religion -- Social aspects -- Africa; Women and religion -- Africa; African diaspora -- Religious aspects; Nigeria -- Religion; Africa -- Religion;
    Dewey: 200.9669
  • Publication Details: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2013.
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: Introduction : African traditions in the study of religion in Africa : contending with gender, the vitality of indigenous religions and diaspora / Ezra Chitando, Afe Adogame, Bolaji Bateye -- ch. 1. Approaches to peacemaking in Africa : obuntu perspectives from Western Kenya / Lucas Nandih Shamala -- ch. 2. Religious pluralism and secularization in the Nigerian religious sphere / Danoye Oguntola Laguda -- ch. 3. Faith, spiritualism and materialism : understanding the interfaces of religion and economy in Nigeria / Olutayo Adesina -- ch. 4. Towards a civil religion in Nigeria / Musa Gaiya -- ch. 5. The tradition of ancestral veneration manifesting in national symbols : a study of its implication for national integration and moral transformation in Nigeria / Kehinde Jacob Ayantayo -- ch. 6. The concept of expiatory sacrifice in the early Church and in African indigenous religious traditions / Samson A. Fatokun -- ch. 7. Researching African immigrant religions : boundaries, belonging and access / Abel Ugba -- ch. 8. Áìní obìnrin kò seé dáké lásán, bí a dáké lásán, enu níí yo ni : women's leadership roles in Aládurà churches in Nigeria and the USA / Mojúbàolú Olúfúnké Okome and Elisha Renne -- ch. 9. The place of second-generation youth in West Indian pentecostalism in the diaspora--New York and London / Janice McLean -- ch. 10. Religion and masculinities in Africa : an opportunity for Africanization / Ezra Chitando -- ch. 11. Rethinking women, nature and ritual purity in Yoruba religious traditions / Bolaji Bateye -- ch. 12. Partnership and the exercise of power in Nigerian churches / Dorcas Akintunde -- ch. 13. The Northern Nigerian Muslim woman : between economic crisis and religious puritanism / Oluwakemi Adesina.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9781409446149 (hbk.) : £55.00; ISBN No price; BNB GBB257291; System number: 016103144
  • Notes: Formerly CIP.
    "Book two."
    "Essays in honour of Prof. Jacob Kehinde Olupona."
    Companion volume to: African traditions in the study of religion in Africa / edited by Afe Adogame, Ezra Chitando, Bolaji Bateye. Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2012.
    Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Physical Description: xiv, 192 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Series: Vitality of indigenous religions

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