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African Spirituality Forms, Meanings and Expressions

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ISBN-10: 0824507800

ISBN-13: 9780824507800

Edition: 2000

Authors: Jacob K. Olupona, Jacob O. K. Oluprona

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List price: $44.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Crossroad Publishing Company, The
Publication date: 2/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

Preface to the Series
Foreword
Introduction
Cosmologies and Sacred Knowledge
Some Reflections on African Spirituality
African Shrines as Channels of Communication
The Lake Goddess Uhammiri/Ogbuide: The Female Side of the Universe in Igbo Cosmology
Ancestral Spirituality and Society in Africa
Authority, Agencies, and Performance
Pa Divination: Ritual Performance and Symbolism among the Ngas, Mupun, and Mwaghavul of the Jos Plateau, Nigeria
Some Thoughts on Ideology, Beliefs, and Sacred Kingship among the Edo (Benin) People of Nigeria
Spiritual Beings as Agents of Illness
Witchcrarft and Society
Mami Water in African Religion and Spirituality
Art and Spirituality
Spiritual Foundations of Dagbamba Religion and Culture
African's Encounter with Other Religions
The Task of African Traditional Religion in the Church's Dilemma in South Africa
African Muslim Spirituality: The Symbiotic Tradition in West Africa
Patterns of Islam among Youth in South Africa
Sufism in Africa
Roman North African Christian Spiritualities
Asante Catholicism: An African Appropriation of the Roman Catholic Religion
African Spirituality in the Americas
Forms of African Spirituality in Trinidad and Tobago
The Music of Haitian Vodun
African-derived Religion in the African-American Community in the United States
Contributors
Photographic Credits
Index