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Encyclopedia of African religion

Author: Molefi Kete Asante; Ama Mazama
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains approximately five hundred alphabetically arranged essays that provide information about African religion, discussing spirituality, ritual, initiation, modes of reasoning, analogies, and other related topics. Includes a list of African names of gods, a bibliography, and an index.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Molefi Kete Asante; Ama Mazama
ISBN: 9781412936361 1412936365
OCLC Number: 185031292
Notes: "A SAGE reference publication."
Description: 2 volumes (xxx, 866 pages) : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: V. 1. A-M --
v. 2. N-Z, Index.
Responsibility: editors, Molefi Kete Asante, Ama Mazama.
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The first available resource of its kind this encyclopedia covers all aspects of African Religion from dance and song to Obeah, funerals to magic.  Read more...

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"This volume is significantly more comprehensive than the relevant sections of S. Glazier's Encyclopedia of African and African-American Religions (Routledge, 2001). Articles range from broad essays Read more...

 
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