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Religions in Contemporary Africa

An Introduction

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Buch. Softcover

2019

xii, 244 S. 20 s/w-Fotos, 4 s/w-Tabelle.

In englischer Sprache

Taylor & Francis. ISBN 978-0-8153-6579-2

Format (B x L): 15,9 x 23,5 cm

Gewicht: 390 g

Produktbeschreibung

Religions in Contemporary Africa is an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the three main religious traditions on the African continent, African indigenous religions, Christianity and Islam. The book provides a historical overview of these important traditions and focuses on the roles they play in African societies today. It includes social, cultural and political case studies from across the continent on the following topical issues:

Witchcraft and modernity

Power and politics

Conflict and peace

Media and popular culture

Development

Human rights

Illness and health

Gender and sexuality

With suggestions for further reading, discussion questions, illustrations and a list of glossary terms this is the ideal textbook for students in religion, African studies and adjacent fields approaching this subject area for the first time.

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