Encyclopedia of African Religion
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Encyclopedia of African Religion by Molefi Kete Asante
Book DescriptionAs the first comprehensive work to assemble ideas, concepts, discourses, and extensive essays in this vital area, the Encyclopedia of African Religion explores such topics as deities and divinities, the nature of humanity, the end of life, the conquest of fear, and the quest for attainment of harmony with nature and other humans. Editors Molefi Kete Asante and Ama Mazama include nearly 500 entries that seek to rediscover the original beauty and majesty of African religion. Features include: it helps readers grasp the enormity of Africa's contribution to religious ideas by presenting richly textured concepts of spirituality, ritual, and initiation while simultaneously advancing new theological categories, cosmological narratives, and ways to conceptualize ethical behavior it provides readers with new metaphors, figures of speech, modes of reasoning, etymologies, analogies, and cosmogonies it reveals the complexity, texture, and rhythms of the African religious tradition to provide scholars with a baseline for future works.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781412936361
(280mm x 216mm x 64mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 20-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Molefi Kete Asante
Molefi Asante is a distinguished scholar and is best known for creating the discipline of Black Studies over 25 years ago. He is the Editor for the Journal of Black Studies (Sage) and the Encyclopedia of Black Studies (Sage Reference, 12/04 933 units, $82k LTD). His recent research has centered on the history and present developments of African religions. Mazama is an Associate Professor of African American Studies with a Ph.D. from the Sorbonne, five books and more than fifty articles. She is the co-editor o the Encyclopedia of Black Studies. Her forthcoming book will be on the Vodun religion in Haiti.
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