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Mark R.J. Faulkner
This book affords a unique insight into the encounter between an African indigenous religious tradition and Islam. It explores how the Boni community of Kenya draw on their pre-Islamic religion to fashion resistance in the face of external efforts at control and manipulation.
This comparative and historical work provides rich material on religion and disease etiologies among five African peoples (San, Maasai, Sukuma, Kongo and Yoruba) and discusses possible reasons for an important shift from spiritual beings such as deities to living humans like ‘witches’ as agents ...
J. Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu
This book provides significant insights into current historical and theological developments affecting independent indigenous Pentecostalism in Ghana. The information used originates from a specific African context, but serves as a window for understanding modern African Christianity.
Edited by Brad Weiss
The cumulative implications for Africans of the neoliberal processes (market speculation, shifts in sites of production, new modes of consumption, redefinition of the relation between states and their citizenry) cannot be reduced to single parameters. Three themes are central: the neoliberal ...
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