Religion in Africa: Experience & Expression

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Thomas Dustin Blakely, W. E. A. van Beek, Dennis L. Thomson
J. Currey, 1994 - Africa - 512 pages
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Brings together the views of some of the most distinguished academics in the context of African history, anthropology, politics, comparative religion, health and healing, languages and literatures, and the visual and performing arts. It is based on solid archival and field research in Africa and the African diaspora. Published in association with The David M. Kennedy Center, Brigham Young University. North America: Heinemann

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The result of an academic conference held in 1986, this work explores the varieties of the African religious experience as well as its commonalities. The book's theoretical underpinnings are set out ... Read full review


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Dennis L. Thomson is professor of political science at Brigham Young University, where he recently served as Associate Academic Vice President. A former U.S. Foreign Service officer in Africa, he has taught at the University of Arizona and the State University of New York at Binghamton. He did his graduate work at the University of California at Santa Barbara. He publishes on public policy, ethnicity, and religion and politics.