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Encyclopedia of African and African-American religions

Author: Stephen D Glazier
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2001.
Series: Routledge encyclopedias of religion and society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focuses on religion, its place in African and African-American societies, and its impact on society in general. Provides information on religious movements in North America, South America, Central America and the Caribbean. Many of these religions such as Santeria and Vodou are products of contact between major world religions (such as Christianity) and indigenous African traditions.
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Encyclopedias
Enciclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen D Glazier
ISBN: 0415922453 9780415922456
OCLC Number: 44720405
Notes: "A Berkshire Reference work."
Description: xx, 452 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Editorial advisory board --
List of entries --
Series editor's preface --
Introduction --
Entries A-Z --
Appendix A. The anthropology of religions in Africa --
Appendix B. Select bibliography --
List of contributors --
Index.
Series Title: Routledge encyclopedias of religion and society.
Responsibility: Stephen D. Glazier, editor.
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