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African traditions in the study of religion, diaspora and gendered societies : essays in honour of Jacob Kehinde Olupona

Author: Afeosemime U Adogame; Ezra Chitando; Bolaji Bateye; Jacob K Olupona
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2013.
Series: Vitality of indigenous religions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The historiography of African religions and religions in Africa presents a remarkable shift from the study of 'Africa as Object' to 'Africa as Subject', thus translating the subject from obscurity  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Afeosemime U Adogame; Ezra Chitando; Bolaji Bateye; Jacob K Olupona
ISBN: 9781409446149 140944614X 9781409446156 1409446158
OCLC Number: 839865810
Notes: "Book two."
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.
Description: xiv, 192 pages ; 24 cm.
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.
Series Title: Vitality of indigenous religions.
Other Titles: African traditions in the study of religion in Africa.
Responsibility: edited by Afe Adogame, Ezra Chitando, Bolaji Bateye.

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