Wiley-Blackwell Companion to African Religions, The

Wiley-Blackwell Companion to African Religions, The

Editor(s): Elias Kifon Bongmba

Published Online: 19 MAR 2012 01:54AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781405196901

Online ISBN: 9781118255513

DOI: 10.1002/9781118255513

About this Book

The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to African Religions brings together a team of international scholars to create a single-volume resource on the religious beliefs and practices of the peoples in Africa.

  • Offers broad coverage of issues relating to African religions, considering experiences in indigenous, Christian, and Islamic traditions across the continent
  • Contributors are from a variety of fields, ensuring the volume offers multidisciplinary perspectives
  • Explores methodological approaches to religion from anthropological, philosophical, and historical perspectives
  • Provides insights into the historical developments in African religions, as well as contemporary issues such as the development of African-initiated churches, neo traditional religions, and Pentecostalism
  • Discusses important topics at the intersection of culture and religion in Africa, including the arts, health, politics, globalization, gender relations, and the economy

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Methodological Perspectives on African Religions

  2. Part II: Interpreting Religious Pluralism

  3. Part III: Religion, Culture, and Society

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