Hindu Gods in West Africa

Ghanaian Devotees of Shiva and Krishna

by Albert Kafui Wuaku (Florida International University, Miami, USA)

Status: 
€137,00
$174.00
ISBN13: 
9789004244887
E-ISBN: 
9789004255715
Publication Date: 
July 2013
Format: 
Hardback
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ISSN: 
0169-9814
Volume: 
42

By Iqbal Akhtar (Florida International University)

The Khōjā of Tanzania, Discontinuities of a Postcolonial Religious Identity is a multidisciplinary diachronic study of the historical development of Khōjā religious identity in Zanzibar and Dar es Salaam over two centuries, from an Indic Hindu-Muslim caste (jñāti) to...
Series: 
Volume: 
43
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004274747
Expected: 
May 2015
€104,00
$134.00

By Tomas Sundnes Drønen (School of Mission and Theology, Stavanger, Norway)

The global aspects of the new Pentecostal churches in northern Cameroon are in this volume discussed through descriptions of the movement's relationship with mainline churches, traditional religion, and Islam.
Series: 
Volume: 
41
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004244894
E-ISBN: 
9789004244979
Publication date: 
January 2013
€109,00
$149.00

by Hilde Nielssen

Exploring the rich world of tromba spirit possession in eastern Madagascar, this book offers a fresh perspective on questions of how rituals work and how they affect and constitute human realities.
Series: 
Volume: 
40
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004215245
E-ISBN: 
9789004223875
Publication date: 
October 2011
€115,00
$150.00

by Anthony A. Lee

One million Baha'is live in africa. This is the first academic volume to explore the history of this movement on the continent. The book discusses the diverse and contractivory American, Iranian, British, and African contributions to this new religious movement.
Series: 
Volume: 
39
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004206847
E-ISBN: 
9789004226005
Publication date: 
October 2011
€110,00
$144.00

Maria Frahm-Arp, St. Augustine College, Johannesburg, South Africa

This book offers an exploration into the interconnections between career success and religiosity as it examines the role of Pentecostal Charismatic Christianity in the work experiences of young, professional, black women who are becoming part of the post-apartheid South African middle class.
Series: 
Volume: 
38
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004168756
E-ISBN: 
9789004193642
Publication date: 
April 2010
€114,00
$149.00

By Ludovic Lado

Through an ethnographic study of a Charismatic movement in Cameroon and Paris, the book explores the dialectics between ‘Pentecostalization’ and ‘Africanization’ within contemporary African Catholicism. It appears that both processes pursue, although for different purposes...
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Volume: 
37
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004168985
E-ISBN: 
9789047442950
Publication date: 
April 2009
€105,00
$137.00

Edited by Felicitas Becker and Wenzel Geissler

This volume explores, through anthropological and historical case studies from different parts of Africa, how AIDS is understood, confronted and lived with through religious ideas and practices, and how these, in turn, are reinterpreted and changed by the experience of AIDS.
Series: 
Volume: 
36
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004164000
E-ISBN: 
9789047442691
Publication date: 
February 2009
€135,00
$176.00

Emma Wild-Wood

Through oral history research in Congo this book studies the reconfiguration of Christian identity during migration. It examines the intersection of contemporary influences upon group expressions of identity. It demonstrates how religious affiliation aids a sense of belonging.
Series: 
Volume: 
35
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004164642
E-ISBN: 
9789047443049
Publication date: 
August 2008
€100,00
$130.00

Pamela Welch

A history of the Anglican diocese of Mashonaland/Southern Rhodesia, 1890-925, which provides a fresh general narrative and a particular study of the church's work with white settlers and their religion, examined against both an imperial and a world-wide ecclesiastical background.
Series: 
Volume: 
34
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004167469
E-ISBN: 
9789047442387
Publication date: 
October 2008
€100,00
$130.00

Edited by Stephan Palmié

Until recently, African Americanist scholarship has been dominated by programmatic searches for African origins. This book aims to transcend this research agenda by exploring the ritual and discursive production and reproduction of conceptions of Africa and Africanity in the Americas.
Series: 
Volume: 
33
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004164727
E-ISBN: 
9789047432708
Publication date: 
May 2008
€100,00
$130.00

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