African Traditional Religion in South Africa: An Annotated Bibliography

African Traditional Religion in South Africa: An Annotated Bibliography

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313304743
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/30/1997
Series: Bibliographies and Indexes in Religious Studies Series
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 6.45(w) x 9.54(h) x 1.58(d)
Lexile: 1310L (what's this?)

About the Author

DAVID CHIDESTER is Professor of Comparative Religion and Director of the Institute for Comparative Religion in Southern Africa at the University of Cape Town. His recent books include Savage Systems: Colonialism and Comparative Religion in Southern Africa (1996), Religions of South Africa (1992), and Shots in the Streets: Violence and Religion in South Africa (1991).

CHIREVO KWENDA is Lecturer in Religious Studies and Associate Director of the Institute for Comparative Religion in Southern Africa at the University of Cape Town. His disseration (1993) was entitled True Colors: A Critical Assessment of Victor Turner's Study of Ndembu Religion. He is coauthor of African Religion and Culture Alive (forthcoming, 1997).

ROBERT PETTY is Research Associate at the Institute for Comparative Religion in Southern Africa at the University of Cape Town. His disseration was on the fragments of Numenius.

JUDY TOBLER is Research Manager for the Institute for Comparative Religion in Southern Africa at the University of Cape Town. She completed her doctoral research in Religious Studies in 1997 with the disseration, Gendered Signs of the Sacred: Contested Images of Mother in Feminism, Psychoanalysis, and Hindu Myth, at the University of Cape Town.

DARREL WRATTEN is Lecturer in Religious Studies and Associate Director of the Institute for Comparative Religion in Southern Africa at the University of Cape Town. His dissertation (1995) was entitled Buddhism in South Africa: From Textual Imagination to Contextual Innovation.

Table of Contents

Preface

African Traditional Religion

General Overviews

Khoisan Religion

Xhosa Religion

Zulu Religion

Sotho-Tswana Religion

Swazi Religion

Tsonga Religion

Venda Religion

Index

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