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African Traditions in the Study of Religion in Africa: Emerging Trends, Indigenous Spirituality and the Interface with other World Religions

Religion


by
Afe Adogame (Editor) and Ezra Chitando (Editor)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 278 pages

File size: 2.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


This book presents a unique exploration of African traditions in the study of religion in Africa and the new African diaspora. Contributors drawn from diverse African and global contexts situate current scholarly traditions of the study of African religions within the purview of academic encounter and exchanges with non-African scholars and non-African contexts. Jacob Kehinde Olupona stands out as a pioneer in the socio-scientific interpretation of African indigenous religion and religions in Africa. This book marks his immense contribution to an emerging field of study and research.

This book presents a unique exploration of African traditions in the study of religion in Africa and the new African diaspora. Contributors drawn from diverse African and global contexts situate current scholarly traditions of the study of African religions within the purview of academic encounter and exchanges with non-African scholars and non-African contexts. Jacob Kehinde Olupona stands out as a pioneer in the socio-scientific interpretation of African indigenous… (more)

This book presents a unique exploration of African traditions in the study of religion in Africa and the new African diaspora. Contributors drawn from diverse African and global contexts situate current scholarly traditions of the study of African religions within the purview of academic encounter and exchanges with non-African scholars and non-African contexts. Jacob Kehinde Olupona stands out as a pioneer in the socio-scientific interpretation of African indigenous religion and religions in Africa. This book marks his immense contribution to an emerging field of study and research.

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