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African traditional religion is a spiritual lifestyle followed by millions of people around the world. Some scholars argue it is related to the religion practiced by the African Egyptians during the Dynastic period.

African traditional religion is a spiritual lifestyle followed by millions of people around the world.

Book-length scholarly works on African Traditional Religion are scarce compared to, say, Hinduism or Buddhism.

"African traditional religion in the modern world", p. 125, by Douglas E. Thomas. "The West African Empire of Songhai in 10 Easy Lessons: Introduction to Black History", p. 17, by Robin Walker, Siaf Millar. Asante, Molefi Kete, Mazama, Ama, Encyclopedia of African Religion, SAGE Publications (2008), p. 846, ISBN 9781506317861. "Three Continents, One History: Birmingham, the Transatlantic Slave Trade and the Caribbean", p. 18, by Clive Harris. Asante, Genocide in Africa 1991 10.

African traditional religion encompasses a variety of non-dogmatic, spiritual practices followed by millions around the world. Some scholars argue it is related to the Nubian religion of Egypt's Dynastic Period. Principal elements studied include sacrifice, salvation and culture, modes of revelation, divination, and African resilience in the face of invasion and colonization.

African traditional religion encompasses a variety of non-dogmatic, spiritual practices followed by millions around the world

African traditional religion encompasses a variety of non-dogmatic, spiritual practices followed by millions around the world. Principal elements studied include sacrifice, salvation and culture, mores of revelation, divination, and African resilience in the face of invasion and colonization.

Lorraine Eden, Douglas E. Thomas, Kingsley Onwunyiri Olibe. African Traditional Religion in the Modern World. African traditional religion is a spiritual lifestyle followed by millions of people around the world

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Oxford: HeinemannGoogle Scholar. Smith, Edwin W. 1940. The Function of Folk-Tales. Thomas, Douglas E. Jefferson, NC, and London: McFarland and Company Publishers. ladzekpo/indig names. The African Symposium. This study analyzes concepts in African traditional religion by isolating key elements in the Yoruba, Dagara, and Ibo cultures. The Yoruba, Dagara, and Ibo cultures, particularly as they relate to cosmology, symbolism, and ritual, are fundamental to the traditional religious system. Principal elements isolated include sacrifice, salvation, revelation and divination, as well as African resilience in the face of invasions, colonization and various outside religious assaults.

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African traditional religion is a spiritual lifestyle followed by millions of people around the world. Some scholars argue it is related to the religion practiced by the African Egyptians during the Dynastic period. The Yoruba, Dagara, and Ibo cultures, particularly as they relate to cosmology, symbolism, and ritual, are fundamental to the traditional religious system.

This study examines the nature of African traditional religion in an effort to determine the common attributes of the religion of the continent, focusing on the West African experience. This study analyzes concepts in African traditional religion by isolating key elements in the Yoruba, Dagara, and Ibo cultures. Principal elements isolated include sacrifice, salvation, revelation and divination, as well as African resilience in the face of invasions, colonization and various outside religious assaults. The study also considers the influence of Christianity and Islam.


African Traditional Religion In The Modern World: An Introduction download epub
World
Author: Douglas E. Thomas
ISBN: 0786418354
Category: History
Subcategory: World
Language: English
Publisher: McFarland (February 24, 2005)
Pages: 211 pages