Record Number : 92774 of 13452

Title : African religion : studies in anthropology and intercultural philosophy

Description :
The aim of the African Religion website is to gather together works published on this topic by Wim van Binsbergen, a Senior Researcher at the African Studies Centre, Leiden and Professor of the Foundations of Intercultural Philosophy at Erasmus University Rotterdam. These include a series of articles, books, seminar papers and photo-essays. The site is divided into sections on general theoretical and comparative studies of African religion; popular Islam in North Africa; Christian Churches in South Central and Southern Africa; and further sections on historical African religion in South Central Africa, Southern Africa and West Africa. Sample articles include: 'The interpretation of popular Islamic myth'; 'A modes-of-production approach to religion and ritual'; 'Church and state in contemporary Botswana'; and 'The land as body in Manjak religion'. A useful resource for students of religion.


Uncontrolled Keywords : African religion; religion and culture

Controlled Keywords : religious history; Islam; Christianity;

Language : eng;

Geographic Name : Africa

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