African Traditions in the Study of Religion in Africa: Emerging Trends, Indigenous Spirituality and the Interface with Other World Religions

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Afeosemime Unuose Adogame, Ezra Chitando, Bolaji Bateye
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2012 - Religion - 264 pages
This book presents a unique exploration of African traditions in the study of religion in Africa and the new African diaspora. Contributors drawn from diverse African and global contexts situate current scholarly traditions of the study of African religions within the purview of academic encounter and exchanges with non-African scholars and non-African contexts. Jacob Kehinde Olupona stands out as a pioneer in the socio-scientific interpretation of African indigenous religion and religions in Africa. This book is to mark his immense contribution to an emerging field of study and research.

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African Traditions in the Study of Religion in Africa
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Chitando is a senior lecturer in history and phenomenology of religion at the University of Zimbabwe.

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