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African religion

the moral traditions of abundant life

by Laurenti Magesa

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Published by Orbis Books in Maryknoll, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan.
    • Subjects:
    • Ethics -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
    • Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Religion.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementLaurenti Magesa.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL2462.5 .M34 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 296 p. ;
      Number of Pages296
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL672986M
      ISBN 101570751056
      LC Control Number97019051

        Authoring or editing more than half a dozen books on religion and African culture (including the recent “African Religions: A Very Short Introduction,” Oxford University Press), Olupona Author: Anthony Chiorazzi. According to the author Lugira, the Traditional African religions are the only religions "that can claim to have originated in Africa. Other religions found in Africa have their origins in other parts of the world.".

      Since there are no sacred books on which to base the study of African traditional religion except on the proverbs, folklores, oral tradition, ethics and morals of African societies, we shall, in this study, critically analyze some major concepts of African . ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: Religlion Celebrates Life. Religion Shows people their Limitations --Appendix A: Questions --Appendix B: Books for Advanced Reading on African Religion --Appendix C: Examples of African .

      The study of African spirituality in its own right is a recent phenomenon. Western scholars, such as Sir James Frazier, had had a fascination with African religions, either from the scientific point of view, as a phenomenon to be studied, or from a missionary point of view. Both approaches assumed that African religious . African Spirituality is one of the most mis-understood concepts in the Black Conscious community. Ask 3 people to define it and you will get three different answers. As confusing as spirituality can be, there are 4 easy ways to develop your spirituality, with or without religion!


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