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Contemporary Perspectives on Religions in Africa and the African Diaspora

Author: Ibigbolade S Aderibigbe; Carolyn M Jones Medine
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contemporary Perspectives on Religions in Africa and the African Diaspora explores African derived religions in a globalized world. The volume focuses on the continent, on African identity in globalization, and on African religion in cultural change.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ibigbolade S Aderibigbe; Carolyn M Jones Medine
ISBN: 9781137498090 1137498099 9781137498052 1137498056 9781349557080 1349557080
OCLC Number: 932062468
Description: 1 online resource (296 pages : 8 illustrations)
Contents: Religious traditions in Africa: an overview of origins, basic beliefs and practices / Ibigbolade S. Aderibigbe --
Modern trends in the teaching of African religion in the 21st century: conceptual decolonization / Rotimi Williams Omotoye --
African religion in 21st century and the search for philosophical relevance / Francis Adewale Olajide --
African religious movements and pentecostalism: the model of Ijo-Orunmila, Ato / Oguntola Oye-Laguda --
African religion and health care delivery in Africa / Kelvin Onongha --
Some ethical reflections on African indigenous religion and Christianity / Rotimi Williams Omotoye --
Christianity in contemporary African religious space / Pius Oyeniran Abioje --
Islam in contemporary African society / R. Ibrahim Adebayo --
African derived religions in diaspora: an overview / M.I. Oguntoyinbo-Atere --
Art and music in African derived diaspora religions / Adeoluwa Okunade --
Sojourner Truth, hybrid identity, and multi-vocal text / Carolyn M. Jones Medine --
Womanist spirituality: legacies of freedom / Melanie L. Harris --
Initiation and possession in Santería, Candomblé, and Voudou / Umesh Patel --
Mythology of rituals and sacrifices in African-derived diaspora religions / Osei A. Mensah --
Socio-religious agencies of Santería religions in the United States of America / Robert Y. Owusu --
Modern legal issues in the practice of African diaspora religions / Danielle Boaz --
African religious systems in the context of world religions: challenges for the American scholars / Maha Marouan --
African initiated churches and African immigrants in the United States: a model in the Redeemed Christian Church of God, North America (RCCGNA) / Ibigbolade Aderibigbe --
Islamic communities in the United States: issues of religion and political identity / Yushau Sodiq.
Responsibility: Ibigbolade S. Aderibigbe, Carolyn M. Jones Medine.

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Contemporary Perspectives on Religions in Africa and the African Diaspora explores African derived religions in a globalized world. The volume focuses on the continent, on African identity in globalization, and on African religion in cultural change.

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