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Books And Papers On African Religions
Title: Books And Papers On African Religions
Creator: Hexham, Irving
Abstract: Website of Professor Hexham, who among others teaches at the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Calgary (Canada) since 1984. The site provides many full text documents and further bibliographical information on religions in Africa. [editors ilissAfrica]
Table of contents: Excerpt: (full texts)• Fred Welbourn's books and papers on african religions > Atoms and ancestors (1968) (Hexham: „one of the best introductions to the study of african religion”) > A sacral kingship in Buganda > Towards a definition of religion > An empirical approach to ghosts > God and gods: a review > The idea of a high god in three east african societies.• Steve Hayes' papers on african religions and links to aic's african initiated religious movements > 1. African witchcraft > 2. Responses to Steve Hayes' paper• Irving Hexham's papers on african religions > "Lord of the sky-king of the earth: reflections on zulu religion" > "African religions and the future of religious studies" > "Henry callaway, religion and rationalism in nineteenth century mission history" > "Christianity and apartheid: an introductory bibliography"• amaNazarites texts about the life and work of Isaiah Shembe > Bibliography > The story of Shembe > Some sayings of Shembe• Links to sites dealing with african religions
Keywords: missionary; religion; Zulu; Buganda; earth religion / traditional religion; witchcraft; Maasai; Apartheid; creation myth; Ankole; monotheism; Shembe, Isaiah
Countries: Africa. General Resources;
South Africa
Subject areas: Religion & Philosophy » Religions of African Origin;
Religion & Philosophy » Christianity
Resource type: Manuals, Checklists, Guidelines, Teaching Material, Tutorials;
Individual e-books;
Collections of Reports, Studies
Language: English
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