African & African Diaspora Religions Products

  • Religion, Culture and Spirituality in Africa and the African Diaspora

    Edited by William Ackah, Jualynne E. Dodson, R. Drew Smith

    Religion, Culture and Spirituality in Africa and the African Diaspora explores the ways in which religious ideas and beliefs continue to play a crucial role in the lives of people of African descent. The chapters in this volume use historical and contemporary examples to show how people of African…

    Hardback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Between the Lines

    Africa in Western Spirituality, Philosophy, and Literary Theory

    By A. Lassissi Odjo

    Africa’s history has been misrepresented by the outside world, especially by the Judeo-Christian West. An awareness of such a bias in historiographical discourse explains much of the difficulty Africans and peoples of African descent have in formulating a viable identity in intellectual discourse.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13 
    Routledge
    African Studies

  • New Perspectives on the Nation of Islam

    Edited by Dawn-Marie Gibson, Herbert Berg

    New Perspectives on the Nation of Islam contributes to the ongoing dialogue about the nature and influence of the Nation of Islam (NOI), bringing fresh insights to areas that have previously been overlooked in the scholarship of Elijah Muhammad’s NOI, the Imam W.D. Mohammed community and Louis…

    Hardback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Religion, Migration, and Mobility

    The Brazilian Experience

    Edited by Cristina Maria de Castro, Andrew Dawson

    Focusing on migration and mobility, this edited collection examines the religious landscape of Brazil as populated and shaped by transnational flows and domestic migratory movements. Bringing together interdisciplinary perspectives on migration and religion, this book argues that Brazil’s diverse…

    Hardback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Religion, Diaspora and Cultural Identity

    A Reader in the Anglophone Caribbean

    By J.W. Pulis

    Although the religions of the Caribbean have been a subject of popular media, there have been few ethnographic publications. This text is a much-needed and long overdue addition to Caribbean studies and the exploration of ideas, beliefs, and religious practices of Caribbean folk in diaspora and at…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge

  • Religions of South Africa (Routledge Revivals)

    By David Chidester

    First published in 1992, this title explores the religious diversity of South Africa, organizing it into a single coherent narrative and providing the first comparative study and introduction to the topic. David Chidester emphasizes the fact that the complex distinctive character of South African…

    Hardback – 2014-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ritual and Belief in Morocco: Vol. I (Routledge Revivals)

    By Edward Westermarck

    Between the years of 1898 and 1926, Edward Westermarck spent a total of seven years in Morocco, visiting towns and tribes in different parts of the country, meeting local people and learning about their language and culture; his findings are noted in this two-volume set, first published in 1926.…

    Hardback – 2013-08-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ritual and Belief in Morocco: Vol. II (Routledge Revivals)

    By Edward Westermarck

    Between the years of 1898 and 1926, Edward Westermarck spent a total of seven years in Morocco, visiting towns and tribes in different parts of the country, meeting local people and learning about their language and culture; his findings are noted in this two-volume set, first published in 1926.…

    Hardback – 2013-08-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Introducing African American Religion

    By Anthony B. Pinn

    This book offers a creative and unique approach to the history of African American religion. Tracing what it has meant to be African American and religious within the context of the United States, it provides a vital snapshot of some of the traditions that have shaped the religious imagination of…

    Paperback – 2012-11-16
    Routledge
    World Religions

  • Egalitarian Revolution in the Savanna

    The Origins of a West African Political System

    By Stephen A. Dueppen

    Many West African societies have egalitarian political systems, with non-centralised distributions of power. 'Egalitarian Revolution in the Savanna' analyses a wide range of archaeological data to explore the development of such societies. The volume offers a detailed case study of the village…

    Hardback – 2012-03-01
    Routledge
    Approaches to Anthropological Archaeology

  • Home Away from Home

    The Caribbean Diasporan Church in the Black Atlantic Tradition

    By Delroy A. Reid-Salmon

    An estimated two-thirds of Caribbeans live outside their homeland. 'Home Away from Home' identifies the different forms of Caribbean diasporan identity and argues that the faith Caribbean people brought with them into the diaspora plays a central role in their development. The study provides a…

    Paperback – 2008-06-27
    Routledge

  • Black Theology in Britain

    A Reader

    By Michael N. Jagessar, Anthony G. Reddie

    Black theology as a discipline emerged in 1960s America, growing out of the experiences of Black people of the African Diaspora as they sought to re-interpret the central ideas of Christianity in light of struggle and oppression. However, a form of Black theology has been present in Britain since…

    Paperback – 2007-09-30
    Routledge

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