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  1. Religions of South Africa (Routledge Revivals)

    By David Chidester

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1992, this title explores the religious diversity of South Africa, organizing it into a single coherent narrative and providing the first comparative study and introduction to the topic. David Chidester emphasizes the fact that the complex distinctive character of South African...

    Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Ritual and Belief in Morocco: Vol. I (Routledge Revivals)

    By Edward Westermarck

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Between the years of 1898 and 1926, Edward Westermarck spent a total of seven years in Morocco, visiting towns and tribes in different parts of the country, meeting local people and learning about their language and culture; his findings are noted in this two-volume set, first published in 1926....

    Published August 19th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Ritual and Belief in Morocco: Vol. II (Routledge Revivals)

    By Edward Westermarck

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Between the years of 1898 and 1926, Edward Westermarck spent a total of seven years in Morocco, visiting towns and tribes in different parts of the country, meeting local people and learning about their language and culture; his findings are noted in this two-volume set, first published in 1926....

    Published August 19th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Introducing African American Religion

    By Anthony B. Pinn

    Series: World Religions

    This book offers a creative and unique approach to the history of African American religion. Tracing what it has meant to be African American and religious within the context of the United States, it provides a vital snapshot of some of the traditions that have shaped the religious imagination of...

    Published November 16th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Egalitarian Revolution in the Savanna

    The Origins of a West African Political System

    By Stephen A. Dueppen

    Series: Approaches to Anthropological Archaeology

    Many West African societies have egalitarian political systems, with non-centralised distributions of power. 'Egalitarian Revolution in the Savanna' analyses a wide range of archaeological data to explore the development of such societies. The volume offers a detailed case study of the village...

    Published March 1st 2012 by Routledge

  6. Home Away from Home

    The Caribbean Diasporan Church in the Black Atlantic Tradition

    By Delroy A. Reid-Salmon

    An estimated two-thirds of Caribbeans live outside their homeland. 'Home Away from Home' identifies the different forms of Caribbean diasporan identity and argues that the faith Caribbean people brought with them into the diaspora plays a central role in their development. The study provides a...

    Published June 27th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Black Theology in Britain

    A Reader

    By Michael N. Jagessar, Anthony G. Reddie

    Black theology as a discipline emerged in 1960s America, growing out of the experiences of Black people of the African Diaspora as they sought to re-interpret the central ideas of Christianity in light of struggle and oppression. However, a form of Black theology has been present in Britain since...

    Published September 30th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Jesus Dub

    Theology, Music and Social Change

    By Robert Beckford

    Robert Beckford explores the dialogue between two central institutions in African Caribbean life: the church and the dancehall. He highlights how Dub – one of the central features of dancehall culture – can be mobilized as a framework for re-evaluating theology, taking apart doctrine and...

    Published April 21st 2006 by Routledge

  9. Praising His Name In The Dance

    Spirit Possession in the Spiritual Baptist Faith and Orisha Work in Trinidad, West Indies

    By Kenneth Anthony Lum

    The author provides a detailed portrait of the Spiritual Baptist Faith and Orisha Work, two religions that share a common basis in the traditional religion of the Yoruba in West Africa. Specifically, the author studies the phenomenon of spirit possession, an integral aspect of worship in both...

    Published January 18th 2000 by Routledge

  10. Religion, Diaspora and Cultural Identity

    A Reader in the Anglophone Caribbean

    By J.W. Pulis

    Although the religions of the Caribbean have been a subject of popular media, there have been few ethnographic publications. This text is a much-needed and long overdue addition to Caribbean studies and the exploration of ideas, beliefs, and religious practices of Caribbean folk in diaspora and at...

    Published April 23rd 1999 by Routledge

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