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  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release : 04 October 1998
  • ISBN : 031330128X
  • Page : 309 pages
  • Rating : 5/5 from 1 voters

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Chapters examine how African religions display themselves in the contemporary world and look at their continued dynamism and relationship with other religious traditions.

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New Trends and Developments in African Religions

New Trends and Developments in African Religions
  • Author : Reader in Modern History and Fellow Peter Clarke
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 1998
  • ISBN : 031330128X
GET THIS BOOKNew Trends and Developments in African Religions

Chapters examine how African religions display themselves in the contemporary world and look at their continued dynamism and relationship with other religious traditions.

New trends and developments in African religions

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  • ISBN : OCLC:1037110231
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  • Release Date : 2004-03-01
  • ISBN : 9781134499700
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New Religious Movements (NRMs) can involve vast numbers of followers and in many cases are radically changing the way people understand and practice religion and spirituality. Moreover, many are having a profound impact on the form and content of mainstream religion. The Encyclopedia of New Religious Movements provides uniquely global coverage of the phenomenon, with entries on over three-hundred movement from almost every country in the world. Coverage includes movements that derive from the major religions of the world and

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  • Release Date : 2001
  • ISBN : 3825854256
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Is the question of God still relevant for our time? Empirical studies from an international perspective show the fact that there are both indications of God's importance and disappearance. The articles in this book deal with questions related to the content, structure and function of images of God. The studies document the actual variety and forms of religious practice and highlight the issues of God present - out of necessity from an ecumenical and interdisciplinary point of view. If and

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  • Release Date : 2009
  • ISBN : 9781438120478
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Explores the many manifestations of African religious belief and their expressions, in the past and in the present, as well as the hopes for the future.

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  • Publisher : University of Illinois Press
  • Release Date : 2013-04-30
  • ISBN : 9780252094330
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The Encyclopedia of Caribbean Religions is the definitive reference for Caribbean religious phenomena from a Caribbean perspective. Generously illustrated, this landmark project combines the breadth of a comparative approach to religion with the depth of understanding of Caribbean spirituality as an ever-changing and varied historical phenomenon. Organized alphabetically, entries examine how Caribbean religious experiences have been shaped by and have responded to the processes of colonialism and the challenges of the postcolonial world. Systematically organized by theme and area, the

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  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2012-11-21
  • ISBN : 9789004243378
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In Religions on the Move, Afe Adogame and Shobana Shankar present essays on religious expansion beyond Christian missions, focusing on activities of migrants from Africa, Asia, and Latin America spreading their faiths in Europe, North America, and within the “South.”

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-04-22
  • ISBN : 9781317157052
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The study of indigenous religions has become an important academic field, particularly since the religious practices of indigenous peoples are being transformed by forces of globalization and transcontinental migration. This book will further our understanding of indigenous religions by first considering key methodological issues related to defining and contextualizing the religious practices of indigenous societies, both historically and in socio-cultural situations. Two further sections of the book analyse cases derived from European contexts, which are often overlooked in discussion of

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The colonial history of the Caribbean created a context in which many religions, from indigenous to African-based to Christian, intermingled with one another, creating a rich diversity of religious life. Caribbean Religious History offers the first comprehensive religious history of the region. Ennis B. Edmonds and Michelle A. Gonzalez begin their exploration with the religious traditions of the Amerindians who flourished prior to contact with European colonizers, then detail the transplantation of Catholic and Protestant Christianity and their centuries of

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  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2010-08-18
  • ISBN : 9789004189140
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  • Release Date : 2009-05-07
  • ISBN : 9781135211004
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This comprehensive volume focuses on the world's religions and the changes they have undergone as they become more global and diverse in form. It explores the religions of the world not only in the regions with which they have been historically associated, but also looks at the new cultural and religious contexts in which they are developing. It considers the role of migration in the spread of religions by examining the issues raised for modern societies by the increasing interaction

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-03-12
  • ISBN : 9781118255544
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  • Publisher : Zondervan Academic
  • Release Date : 2010-02-23
  • ISBN : 9780310866060
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