African Traditional Religion in the Modern World

African Traditional Religion in the Modern World

by Douglas E. Thomas



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786418350
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 02/24/2005
Pages: 211
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.42(d)

About the Author

Douglas E. Thomas teaches at Lincoln University inPennsylvania. He lives in Philadelphia.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments 1

Introduction 5

1. The Theological Role of Culture in African Religion 17

2. African Culture and Western Attitudes Toward African Religion 43

3. African Tradition and the Culture of Religion 83

4. African Culture and the Philosophy of Religion 131

5. Conclusion 178

Notes 181

Bibliography 193

Index 199

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This book is an excellent text to introduce students to African relilgion and philosophy. It is also an excellent source for those interested in African culture and history. The authors ability to weave old and new stories is remarkable. This is a must read for the beginner and the professional student. It is a must read for all those in search of their primal culture, since according to the author, those who are disconnected from the culture of their ancestors are bound to experience choas and identity crisis.