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Prophet Harris, the ʻBlack Elijahʼ of West Africa

Author: David A Shank; Jocelyn Murray
Publisher: Leiden ; New York : E.J. Brill, 1994.
Series: Studies on religion in Africa, 10.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This comprehensive study of West Africa's famed Prophet Harris exploits unused sources, revealing Bible-inspired messianism as the source of massive religious innovation and modernization, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Church history
Biography
Named Person: William Wade Harris; William Wade Harris; William Wade Harris; William Wade Harris
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David A Shank; Jocelyn Murray
ISBN: 9004099808 9789004099807
ISSN:0169-9814
OCLC Number: 30667747
Description: xv, 309 pages ; 25 cm.
Series Title: Studies on religion in Africa, 10.
Responsibility: by David A. Shank ; abridged by Jocelyn Murray.

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