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- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 39.99
In this volume prominent Latin American and U.S. Latino/a scholars of theology and religion work together to present insights into the latest developments of their fields in the tensions between North and South in the Americas. more...
- UPA 2014; US$ 64.99
This well-crafted book probes the key dimensions of Africa?s existential predicament. This study takes an integrative approach to religion, society, and civilization; eschews dichotomies; and broadly defines and re -signifies life and wholeness as a true end of Africans? quest today. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 191.00
Like no previous reference, African American Religious Cultures captures the full scope of African American religious identity, tracing the long history of African American engagement with spiritual practice while exploring the origins and complexities of current religious traditions. This breakthrough encyclopedia offers alphabetically organized... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 115.00
This book focuses on the location of the religious heritage of Africa within the academic study of religion - including indigenous African religions, African Christianities, African/American forms of Islam, the religions of African Americans, Afro-Caribbean religions, and Afro-Brazilian religions. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00
The African continent is home to more than 6,000 different ethnic and cultural groups, each with its own religious traditions. Yet these many traditions have much in common, including an almost universal belief in a supreme being, a close interconnection between the sacred and nonsacred, and a reliance on oral tradition to transmit teachings and beliefs... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2005; US$ 39.95
African traditional religion is a spiritual lifestyle followed by millions of people around the world. Some scholars argue it is related to the religion practiced by the African Egyptians during the Dynastic period. The Yoruba, Dagara, and Ibo cultures, particularly as they relate to cosmology, symbolism, and ritual, are fundamental to the traditional... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00
African traditional religion encompasses a variety of non-dogmatic, spiritual practices followed by millions around the world. Some scholars argue it is related to the Nubian religion of Egypt's Dynastic Period. In an expanded second edition, this book examines the nature of African traditional religion and describes common attributes of various... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 126.00
Until recently, African Americanist scholarship has been dominated by programmatic searches for African origins. This book aims to transcend this research agenda by exploring the ritual and discursive production and reproduction of conceptions of Africa and Africanity in the Americas. more...
- Indiana University Press 1997; US$ 23.99
The second edition of this landmark work is enhanced by new chapters on Ogun worship in the New World. From reviews of the first edition: "... an ethnographically rich contribution to the historical understanding of West African culture, as well as an exploration of the continued vitality of that culture in the changing environments of the Americas."... more...