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The Resource The religious traditions of Africa : a history, Elizabeth Isichei

The religious traditions of Africa : a history, Elizabeth Isichei

Label
The religious traditions of Africa : a history
Title
The religious traditions of Africa
Title remainder
a history
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Isichei
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Isichei, Elizabeth Allo
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BL2400
LC item number
.I85 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Africa
Label
The religious traditions of Africa : a history, Elizabeth Isichei
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [361]-382) and index
Contents
pt. I. Religion to 600 C.E. The study of "traditional" religion ; The early church in Northern Africa. -- pt. II. Islam in Africa. The spread of Islam in Northern Africa to 1800 ; The growth of Islam in sub-Saharan Africa ; New states in Western Sudan: the nineteenth century ; Northern Africa in the nineteenth century ; Northern Africa in the Colonial Era ; Northern Africa since independence: the Islamist challenge ; West Africa since 1900. -- pt. III. Christianity in Africa since ca. 500. Christianity from ca. 500 to ca. 1800 ; Christianity in the nineteenth century ; African Christian initiatives: two case studies ; Christianity in the twentieth century: the older churches ; African initiated churches: the prophetic model ; The global and the local: neo-Pentecostalism. -- pt. IV. The changing face of "traditional" religion. Divinities ; Ancestors as divinities ; Powers embodied: the medium and the mask ; Ritual and divination ; Royals, priests, and prophets ; Mythology and proverbial wisdom ; Suffering and its interpreters
Control code
56058183
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 409 p.
Isbn
9780325071145
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2004017542
Other physical details
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Label
The religious traditions of Africa : a history, Elizabeth Isichei
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [361]-382) and index
Contents
pt. I. Religion to 600 C.E. The study of "traditional" religion ; The early church in Northern Africa. -- pt. II. Islam in Africa. The spread of Islam in Northern Africa to 1800 ; The growth of Islam in sub-Saharan Africa ; New states in Western Sudan: the nineteenth century ; Northern Africa in the nineteenth century ; Northern Africa in the Colonial Era ; Northern Africa since independence: the Islamist challenge ; West Africa since 1900. -- pt. III. Christianity in Africa since ca. 500. Christianity from ca. 500 to ca. 1800 ; Christianity in the nineteenth century ; African Christian initiatives: two case studies ; Christianity in the twentieth century: the older churches ; African initiated churches: the prophetic model ; The global and the local: neo-Pentecostalism. -- pt. IV. The changing face of "traditional" religion. Divinities ; Ancestors as divinities ; Powers embodied: the medium and the mask ; Ritual and divination ; Royals, priests, and prophets ; Mythology and proverbial wisdom ; Suffering and its interpreters
Control code
56058183
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 409 p.
Isbn
9780325071145
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2004017542
Other physical details
maps

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