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Spearmasters: Introduction to African Religion / Edition 1

Spearmasters: Introduction to African Religion / Edition 1

by Molefi Kete Asante, Emeka Nwadiora


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ISBN-13: 9780761835745
Publisher: UPA
Publication date: 04/26/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 427,759
Product dimensions: 6.13(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.46(d)

About the Author

Molefi Kete Asante is a professor in the Department of African American Studies at Temple University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California at Los Angeles. He is a published author of more than sixty books and 300 scholarly articles. Emeka Nwadiora has a double doctorate from Howard University and from Temple University respectively. He is a member of the School of Social Work at Temple University.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Preface Part 2 Acknowledgements Chapter 3 The God of Gods Chapter 4 Divine Rulers: Representing God on Earth Chapter 5 Sacrifices and Prayers in African Religion Chapter 6 The Ancestral World: Seeing the Unseen Chapter 7 The Concept of Evil Chapter 8 Servants: Explaining the Inexplicable Chapter 9 Rituals: Making Possible the Impossible Chapter 10 Spirit Conquering Matter Chapter 11 The Spear Master's Sory Part 12 References Part 13 Bibliography of African Religious Sources Part 14 Index

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