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African Traditional Religions
Title: African Traditional Religions
Title alternative: In: Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices. Ed. Thomas Riggs. Vol. 1: Religions and Denominations. Detroit: Gale, 2006. p1-21.
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Creator: Gale Virtual Reference Library; Riggs, Thomas; Olupona, Jacob K.
Abstract: 21 pages from "Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices". The access is restricted. Please check whether your institution has a licence for this site. [editors ilissAfrica]
Table of contents: • Overview
• History
• Central Doctrines
• Moral Code of Conduct
• Sacred Books
• Sacred Symbols
• Early and Modern Leaders
• Major Theologians and Authors
• Organizational Structure
• Houses Of Worship and Holy Places
• What is Sacred
• Holidays / Festivals
• Modes of Dress
• Dietary Practices
• Rituals
• Rites od Passage
• Membership
• Religious Tolerance
• Social Justice
• Social Aspects
• Controversial Issues
• Cultural Impact
Keywords: Africa South of the Sahara; religion; earth religion / traditional religion
Countries: Africa. General Resources
Subject areas: Religion & Philosophy » Religions of African Origin
Resource type: Individual Articles
Language: English
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