African Traditions in the Study of Religion in Africa: by Ezra Chitando,Afe, Dr Adogame,Bolaji, Dr Bateye,Ezra,

By Ezra Chitando,Afe, Dr Adogame,Bolaji, Dr Bateye,Ezra, Professor Chitando

The historiography of African religions and religions in Africa provides a striking shift from the examine of 'Africa as item' to 'Africa as Subject', therefore translating the topic from obscurity into the worldwide neighborhood of the tutorial research of faith. This ebook provides a different multidisciplinary exploration of African traditions within the learn of faith in Africa and the recent African diaspora. The publication is established below 3 major sections - rising tendencies within the educating of African Religions; Indigenous idea and Spirituality; and Christianity, Hinduism and Islam. individuals drawn from varied African and international contexts situate present scholarly traditions of the learn of African religions in the purview of educational come upon and exchanges with non-African students and non-African contexts. African students enhance the learn of religions from their respective educational and methodological orientations. Jacob Kehinde Olupona stands proud as a pioneer within the socio-scientific interpretation of African indigenous faith and religions in Africa. This publication is to his honour and marks his enormous contribution to an rising box of analysis and research.

Show description

Read or Download African Traditions in the Study of Religion in Africa: Emerging Trends, Indigenous Spirituality and the Interface with other World Religions (Vitality of Indigenous Religions) PDF

Best religious studies books

Gender, Nation and Religion in European Pilgrimage

Regardless of the forces of secularization in Europe, previous pilgrimage routes are attracting large numbers of individuals and given new meanings within the approach. In pilgrimage, non secular or religious meanings are interwoven with social, cultural and politico-strategic matters. This booklet explores 3 such matters less than excessive debate in Europe: gender and sexual emancipation, (trans)national identities within the context of migration, and ecu unification and spiritual identifications in a altering spiritual panorama.

Religion in Consumer Society: Brands, Consumers and Markets (Ashgate AHRC/ESRC Religion and Society Series)

Featuring an summary of an rising box within the examine of latest faith, this publication, including a complementary quantity faith within the Neoliberal Age, explores problems with faith, neoliberalism and patron society. Claiming that we've got entered a brand new section that means greater than the recasting of state-religion family, the authors research how non secular alterations are traditionally anchored in modernity yet tormented by the commoditization, mediatization, neoliberalization and globalization of society and social lifestyles.

The Faith of Girls: Children's Spirituality and Transition to Adulthood (Explorations in Practical, Pastoral and Empirical Theology)

Exploring the spirituality and religion of ladies at the verge of formative years, this booklet provides clean insights into kid's spirituality and their transition to maturity. Phillips has listened to ladies' voices conversing intensive at the issues of self, God, church, and international, and mirrored on their reviews and understandings within the gentle of present mental, philosophical and sociological pondering, all put into discussion with a feminist method of modern theology and bible.

A Dharma Reader: Classical Indian Law (Historical Sourcebooks in Classical Indian Thought)

No matter if outlined by way of kin, lineage, caste, specialist or non secular organization, village, or zone, India’s diversified teams did decide on an summary proposal of legislation in classical instances. How did they succeed in this consensus? used to be it in keeping with spiritual grounds or a transcendent resource of information? Did it rely on time and position?

Additional resources for African Traditions in the Study of Religion in Africa: Emerging Trends, Indigenous Spirituality and the Interface with other World Religions (Vitality of Indigenous Religions)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.40 of 5 – based on 50 votes