The African Diaspora and the Study of Religion / Edition 1

The African Diaspora and the Study of Religion / Edition 1

by T. Trost
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403977860

ISBN-13: 9781403977861

Pub. Date: 01/28/2008

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US

This book focuses on the location of the religious heritage of Africa within the academic study of religion - including indigenous African religions, African Christianities, African/American forms of Islam, the religions of African Americans, Afro-Caribbean religions, and Afro-Brazilian religions.

Overview

This book focuses on the location of the religious heritage of Africa within the academic study of religion - including indigenous African religions, African Christianities, African/American forms of Islam, the religions of African Americans, Afro-Caribbean religions, and Afro-Brazilian religions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403977861
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
01/28/2008
Series:
Religion/Culture/Critique Series
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Alexander Crummell and the Belief in African Superiority - Wilson Jeremiah Moses
• PART I: AFRICA IN DIASPORA
• Raising Champions, Taking Territories: African Churches and the Mapping of New Religious Landscapes in Diaspora - Afe Adogame
• The Bible and the Quran among the Rastafari and the Nation of Islam - Maboula Soumahoro
• Ahmadi, Beboppers, Veterans, and Migrants: African-American Islam in Boston 1948-1963 - Fatimah Fanusie
• PART II: DIASPORA IN LITERATURE AND CULTURE
• Robert Nathaniel Dett and African America's Christian Kingdom of Culture, 1926-1932 - Regennia N. Williams
• Slain in the Spirit: Sexuality and Afro-Caribbean Religious Expression in Nella Larsen's Quicksand - Merinda Simmons
• Candomblé, Christianity and Gnosticism in Toni Morrison's Paradise - Maha Marouan
• PART III: DIASPORA IN LATIN AMERICA
• Understanding Diaspora Culture: African Religious Heritage in the Caribbean - Katherine A. Smith
• The African Diaspora in Mexico: Santeria, Tourism and Representations of the State - Angela N. Castañeda
• Writing out Africa? Racial Politics and the Cuban regla de ocha - Christine Ayorinde
• PART IV: DIASPORA IN THEORY
• Macumba Has Invaded all Spheres: Africanity, Black Magic and the Study of Afro-Brazilian Religions - Kelly Hayes
• Early American Pentecostalism: Race, Religion and the Politics of Anticipation - Matthew Waggoner
• Toward a Tradition of African American Pragmatic Religious Naturalism - Jonathon Kahn
• Conclusion: "'Africa' in the Study of African American Religion" - Eddie S. Glaude
• Afterword: "'Religion' in the Study of the African Diaspora" - Russell T. McCutcheon

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