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

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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 continentContributors are from a variety of fields, ensuring the volume offers multidisciplinary perspectivesExplores methodological approaches to religion from anthropological, philosophical, and historical perspectivesProvides 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 PentecostalismDiscusses important topics at the intersection of culture and religion in Africa, including the arts, health, politics, globalization, gender relations, and the economy

About Elias Kifon Bongmba

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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).
Published March 12, 2012 by Wiley-Blackwell. 633 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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