Encyclopedia of African Religion

Encyclopedia of African Religion

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  • Contents
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index

“Numerous titles focusing on particular beliefs in Africa exist, including Marcel Griaule’s Conversations with Ogotemmeli, but this one presents an unparallelled exploration of a multitude of cultures and experiences. It is both a gateway to deeper exploration and a penetrating resource on its own. This is bound to become the definitive scholarly resource on African religions.” — Library Journal, Starred Review. “Overall, because of its singular focus, reliability, and scope, this encyclopedia will prove invaluable where there is considerable interest in Africa or in different religious traditions.” — Library Journal. As the first comprehensive work to assemble ideas, concepts, discourses, and extensive essays in this vital area, the Encyclopedia of African Religion explores such topics as deities and divinities, the nature of humanity, the end ...

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