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Religion in Modern Africa


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Religion in Modern Africa publishes innovative research relevant to the diverse and changing religious situation in contemporary Africa. One of the principal aims of the series is to facilitate the dissemination of research by young African scholars. Religion in Modern Africa includes books from a range of disciplines: the academic study of religions, anthropology, sociology and related disciplines in the human and social sciences.

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Identity Crises and Indigenous Religious Traditions Exploring Nigerian-African Christian Societies

Identity Crises and Indigenous Religious Traditions: Exploring Nigerian-African Christian Societies

1st Edition

By Elijah Obinna
February 24, 2017

This book highlights the complex identity crises among many Christians as they negotiate their new identities, religious ideas and convictions as both Christians and members of Nigerian-African societies of indigenous religious traditions and identities. Through an interdisciplinary interpretation ...

Christianity and Controversies over Homosexuality in Contemporary Africa

Christianity and Controversies over Homosexuality in Contemporary Africa

1st Edition

Edited By Ezra Chitando, Adriaan van Klinken
May 25, 2016

Issues of homosexuality are the subject of public and political controversy in many African societies today. Frequently, these controversies receive widespread attention both locally and globally, such as with the Anti-Homosexuality Bill in Uganda. In the international media, these cases tend to be...

Reconciliation and Religio-political Non-conformism in Zimbabwe

Reconciliation and Religio-political Non-conformism in Zimbabwe

1st Edition

By Joram Tarusarira
May 19, 2016

Religio-political organisations in Zimbabwe play an important role in advocating democratisation and reconciliation, against acquiescent, silenced or co-opted mainstream churches. Reconciliation and Religio-political Non-conformism in Zimbabwe analyses activities of religious organisations that ...

Public Religion and the Politics of Homosexuality in Africa

Public Religion and the Politics of Homosexuality in Africa

1st Edition

Edited By Adriaan van Klinken, Ezra Chitando
April 28, 2016

Issues of same-sex relationships and gay and lesbian rights are the subject of public and political controversy in many African societies today. Frequently, these controversies receive widespread attention both locally and globally, such as with the Anti-Homosexuality Bill in Uganda. In the ...

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