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Religion in Africa

Author: Edward Geoffrey Parrinder
Publisher: Baltimore, Penguin Books [1969]
Series: Penguin African library, AP26.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Geoffrey Parrinder
OCLC Number: 13621
Notes: Second ed. published in 1976 under title: Africa's three religions.
Description: 253 pages map, portrait 18 cm.
Contents: Traditional religions. Literature and art ; Philosophy and cosmology ; Unity, the supreme being ; Plurality, powers of the universe ; Ritual word and action ; The life cycle ; Society and morals --
Christianity. North Africa and Ethiopia ; Early modern missions ; The twentieth century ; Independency ; Christianity today --
Islam. Egypt and North Africa ; West Africa ; East Sudan and Eastern Africa ; Modern times ; Religious movements --
Conclusion. Other religions ; Relationships of African religions ; Characteristics of religion in Africa.
Series Title: Penguin African library, AP26.
Responsibility: [by] Geoffrey Parrinder.

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