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Spear masters : an introduction to African religion

Author: Molefi Kete Asante; Emeka Nwadiora
Publisher: Lanham, MD : University Press of America, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The authors contend that in Africa there exists only one religion with a vast array of 'denominations.' African religion is expressed in a different way by each of the denominations, which creates  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Asante, Molefi K., 1942-
Spear masters.
Lanham, MD : University Press of America, 2007
(OCoLC)608023630
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Molefi Kete Asante; Emeka Nwadiora
ISBN: 9780761835745 0761835741
OCLC Number: 137292540
Description: x, 160 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. The God of Gods --
2. Divine rulers : representing God on earth --
3. Sacrifices and prayers in African religion --
4. The ancestral world : seeing the unseen --
5. The concept of evil --
6. Servants : explaining the inexplicable --
7. Rituals : making possible the impossible --
8. Spirit conquering matter --
9. The Spear Master's story.
Responsibility: Molefi Kete Asante, Emeka Nwadiora.

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