×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

Christianity and Social Change in Africa: Essays in Honor of J. D. Y. Peel
     

Christianity and Social Change in Africa: Essays in Honor of J. D. Y. Peel

by Toyin Falola
 

ISBN-10: 1594601356

ISBN-13: 9781594601354

Pub. Date: 07/28/2005

Publisher: Carolina Academic Press

Mostly anthropologists, but also contributors from the fields of religion and development, explore a broad range of themes touching on the African experience of Christianity, including religious expansion, the rise of Pentacostalism, and the use of new media and technologies to convert people and reform believers. The topics include expressions of past and present in

Overview

Mostly anthropologists, but also contributors from the fields of religion and development, explore a broad range of themes touching on the African experience of Christianity, including religious expansion, the rise of Pentacostalism, and the use of new media and technologies to convert people and reform believers. The topics include expressions of past and present in Yoruba religious textiles, the cultural politics and nationalist history behind Wole Soyinka's Isara, Akadura and born-again Yoruba Christianity in London, and socializing and intellectual practice at the Swahili coast. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594601354
Publisher:
Carolina Academic Press
Publication date:
07/28/2005
Pages:
696
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.50(d)

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews