African Religion Products

  • Routledge Library Editions: Spiritualism

    1st Edition

    By Various

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1974 and 1992, draw together research by leading academics in spiritualism, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The collection examines spirituality from a broad range of disciplines, from the spirituality in the Christian…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge Library Editions: Spiritualism

  • Identity, Spirit and Freedom in the Atlantic World

    The Gold Coast and the African Diaspora, 1st Edition

    By Robert Hanserd

    This book applies oral, archival and other interdisciplinary evidence from West Africa and the Americas to analyses of new world Maroons, slaves and free blacks, examining a "Gold Coast" entrepot of Akan, Ga, Guan, and other peoples in an Atlantic era of non-linear, mutable intersection of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-08 
    Routledge African Studies

  • Yoruba Oral Tradition in Islamic Nigeria

    A History of DÀDÀKÚÀDÁ, 1st Edition

    By Abdul-Rasheed Na'allah

    This book traces Dàdàkúàdá’s history and artistic vision and discusses its vibrancy as the most popular traditional Yoruba oral art form in Islamic Africa. Foregrounding the role of Dàdàkúàdá in Ilorin, and of Ilorin in Dàdàkúàdá the book covers the history, cultural identity, performance…

    Hardback – 2019-07-05 
    Global Africa

  • Narratives of Obeah in West Indian Literature

    Moving through the Margins, 1st Edition

    By Janelle Rodriques

    This book explores representations of Obeah – a name used in the English/Creole-speaking Caribbean to describe various African-derived, syncretic Caribbean religious practices – across a range of prose fictions published in the twentieth century by West Indian authors. In the Caribbean and its…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09

  • Religions in Contemporary Africa

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Laura S. Grillo, Adriaan van Klinken, Hassan J. Ndzovu

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-04-05

  • Religion and Human Security in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ezra Chitando, Joram Tarusarira

    Across diverse countries and contexts in Africa, religion has direct implications for human security. While some individuals and groups seek to manipulate and control through the deployment of religion, religious belief is also a common facet of those working towards peace and reconciliation.…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Christianity, Sexuality and Citizenship in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adriaan van Klinken, Ebenezer Obadare

    This book explores the interconnections between Christianity, sexuality and citizenship in sub-Saharan Africa, chronicling the ways in which citizenship in the region has undergone profound changes in recent decades as a result of growing interaction between Christianity and politics, the impact of…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11

  • Debating African Philosophy

    Perspectives on Identity, Decolonial Ethics and Comparative Philosophy, 1st Edition

    Edited by George Hull

    In African countries there has been a surge of intellectual interest in foregrounding ideas and thinkers of African origin—in philosophy as in other disciplines—that have been unjustly ignored or marginalized. African scholars have demonstrated that precolonial African cultures generated ideas and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-07

  • African Philosophy and the Otherness of Albinism

    White Skin, Black Race, 1st Edition

    By Elvis Imafidon

    Albinism is one of the foremost disability and public health issues in Africa today. It often makes headlines in local, national and international medias and forms the basis for intense advocacy at all levels. This is primarily due to the harmful representations of persons with albinism deeply…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge Studies in African Philosophy

  • Unfolding Narratives of Ubuntu in Southern Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julian Müller, John Eliastam, Sheila Trahar

    Ubuntu is the African idea of personhood: persons depend on other persons in order to be. This is summarised in the expression: umuntu ngumuntu ngabantu, that is, a person is a person through persons. This edited collection illustrates the power of fictionalised representation in reporting research…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Religion and Social Reconstruction in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elias Kifon Bongmba

    Religion has played a major role in both the division and unification of peoples and countries within Africa. Its capacity to cause, and to heal, societal rifts has been well documented. This book addresses this powerful societal force, and explores the implications of a theology of reconstruction,…

    Hardback – 2018-06-19
    Studies in World Christianity and Interreligious Relations

  • Contemporary African Social and Political Philosophy

    Trends, Debates and Challenges, 1st Edition

    By Albert Kasanda

    This book explores what constitutes contemporary African social and political philosophy with regard to its meaning, aims, sources, and relevance for today’s Africa. Kasanda denounces conventional approaches considering these either as a subcategory of general philosophy or as the ideological…

    Paperback – 2018-05-14

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