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Description - The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to African Religions by Elias Kifon Bongmba

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

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405196901
ISBN-10: 1405196904
Format: Hardback
(258mm x 185mm x 33mm)
Pages: 628
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 19-Apr-2012
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Elias Kifon Bongmba

Elias Kifon Bongmba holds the Harry and Hazel Chavanne Chair in Christian Theology and is Professor of Religious Studies at Rice University. He is the author of Facing a Pandemic: The African Church and Crisis of AIDS (2007), The Dialectics of Transformation in Africa (2006) , which won the 2007 Franz Fanon Prize for outstanding work in Caribbean thought, and African Witchcraft and Otherness: A Philosophical and Theological Critique of Intersubjective Relations (2001).

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