Nupe Religion

Nupe Religion

by S. F. Nadel


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Originally published in 1954, this book is a pentrating study of Nupe religion and the increasing influence that Islam has had on indigenous forms of worship. The practise of witchcraft, forms of ritual, Gods and faith in medicine are all examined as an integral part of Nupe religion and culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138596702
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/31/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 316
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

S. F. Nadel was a reader in anthropology at the University of Durham in England (1948-50) and professor of anthropology at the University of Canberra (1950-56)

Table of Contents

1. The Nupe Creed 2. Divination 3 and 4. Ritual 5. Medicine 6. Witchcraft and Anti-Witchcraft 7. Strange Gods 8. Islam in Nupe 9. Conclusions 10. Index

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