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Religious traditions of Africa

Elizabeth Allo Isichei

Religious traditions of Africa

a history

by Elizabeth Allo Isichei

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Published by Praeger Publishers in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Africa -- Religion

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    StatementElizabeth Isichei
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2400 .I85 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 409 p. ;
    Number of Pages409
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17141763M
    ISBN 100325071144
    LC Control Number2004017542

    Ezra Chitando has 30 books on Goodreads with 50 ratings. Ezra Chitando’s most popular book is African Traditions in the Study of Religion in Africa: Emer. Islam is the second largest of the religious traditions in the world. It has over one billion adherents. While the Islamic world includes Muslim countries stretching from North Africa to Southeast Asia, significant numbers of Muslims may be found throughout the entire world.

    Africa is comprised of many religious and non-religious groups. The major religious cultures are Muslim, Christians (Roman Catholic, Protestant, Orthodox, Anglican and others), ethnic religionist, non-Christian, Hindu and Baha'i. Therefore, there are various religious traditions of marriage as Size: KB. The religious traditions and practices discussed below are informed by African beliefs in the reality of the spirit world and the ardent desire to engage with it for the Author: J. Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu.   About the Book. Wild Religion is a wild ride through recent South African history from the advent of democracy in to the euphoria of the football World Cup in In the context of South Africa’s political journey and religious diversity, David Chidester explores African indigenous religious heritage with a difference.

      Xhosa, Ulwaluko – In Eastern Cape, South Africa, young Xhosa men take part in a coming of age initiation called youths, known as .   An inspiring exploration of the goddesses of the West African spiritual traditions and their role in shaping Yoruba (Ifa), Santeria, Haitian Vodoun, and New Orleans hout Africa and beyond in the diaspora caused by the slave trade, the divine feminine was revered in the forms of goddesses like the ancient Nana Buluku, water spirits like Yemaya, Oshun, and Mami Wata, and the . Africa is a massive continent with diverse religious traditions, to the extent that within the same tradition there have been variations. The three main religious traditions—African traditional religion, Christianity, and Islam—constitute the triple religious heritage of the African : Ibigbolade S. Aderibigbe.


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