Religious Studies

African Traditions in the Study of Religion, Diaspora and by Ezra Chitando,Dr Adogame Afe,Dr Bateye Bolaji,Professor

By Ezra Chitando,Dr Adogame Afe,Dr Bateye Bolaji,Professor Chitando Ezra

The historiography of African religions and religions in Africa provides a notable shift from the examine of 'Africa as item' to 'Africa as Subject', hence translating the topic from obscurity into the worldwide group of the tutorial learn of faith. This ebook offers a special multidisciplinary exploration of African Traditions within the learn of faith, Diaspora, and Gendered Societies. The ebook is established below major sections. the 1st presents insights into the interface among faith and Society. the second one positive aspects African Diaspora including adolescence and Gender that have now not but featured prominently in reviews on faith in Africa.

Contributors drawn from various African and international contexts situate present scholarly traditions of the research of African religions in the purview of educational stumble upon and exchanges with non-African students and non-African contexts. African students increase the research of religions from their respective educational and methodological orientations. Jacob Kehinde Olupona sticks out as a pioneer within the socio-scientific interpretation of African indigenous faith and religions in Africa and the hot African Diaspora. This ebook honours his monstrous contribution to an rising box of analysis and research.

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