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The Resource African traditional religions in contemporary society, edited by Jacob K. Olupona

African traditional religions in contemporary society, edited by Jacob K. Olupona

Label
African traditional religions in contemporary society
Title
African traditional religions in contemporary society
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jacob K. Olupona
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
299/.6
Index
index present
LC call number
BL2462.5
LC item number
.A38 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
African traditional religions in contemporary society, edited by Jacob K. Olupona
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A new ERA book."
  • Papers presented at the conference "The place of African traditional religion in contemporary Africa," held in Nairobi, Kenya, on Sept. 10-14 1987, sponsored by the Council for World Religions
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
204 p.
Isbn
9780892260775
Lccn
89077137
Note
Contents:-Introduction / Jacob K. Olupona -- "Insiders" and "outsiders" in the study of African religions : notes on some problems of theory and method / David Westerlund -- Major issues in the study of African traditional religion / Jacob K. Olupona -- The place of traditional religion in contemporary South Africa / Gerhardus C. Oosthuizen -- The place of African traditional religion in contemporary Africa : the Yoruba example / Wande Abimbla -- Flowers in the garden : the role of women in African religion / John S. Mbiti -- The role of women in African traditional religion among the Yoruba / Joseph A. Omoyajowo-- The talking drum : a traditional instrument of liturgy and of mediation with the sacred / Georges Niangoran-Bouah -- Religious politics and the myth of Sango / Akinwumi Isola -- African traditonal socio-religious ethics and national development : the Nigerian case / Friday M. Mbon -- The encounter between African traditional religion and other religions in Nigeria / Joseph O. Awolalu -- Traditional African religion and Christianity / Vincent Mulago -- Revitalization in African traditional religion / Rosalind I.J. Hackett -- Tradition and continuity in African religions : the case of new religious movements / Bennetta W. Jules-Rosette -- Perseverance and transmutation in African traditional religions / Evan M. Zuesse.
System control number
ocm20825000
Label
African traditional religions in contemporary society, edited by Jacob K. Olupona
Publication
Note
  • "A new ERA book."
  • Papers presented at the conference "The place of African traditional religion in contemporary Africa," held in Nairobi, Kenya, on Sept. 10-14 1987, sponsored by the Council for World Religions
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
204 p.
Isbn
9780892260775
Lccn
89077137
Note
Contents:-Introduction / Jacob K. Olupona -- "Insiders" and "outsiders" in the study of African religions : notes on some problems of theory and method / David Westerlund -- Major issues in the study of African traditional religion / Jacob K. Olupona -- The place of traditional religion in contemporary South Africa / Gerhardus C. Oosthuizen -- The place of African traditional religion in contemporary Africa : the Yoruba example / Wande Abimbla -- Flowers in the garden : the role of women in African religion / John S. Mbiti -- The role of women in African traditional religion among the Yoruba / Joseph A. Omoyajowo-- The talking drum : a traditional instrument of liturgy and of mediation with the sacred / Georges Niangoran-Bouah -- Religious politics and the myth of Sango / Akinwumi Isola -- African traditonal socio-religious ethics and national development : the Nigerian case / Friday M. Mbon -- The encounter between African traditional religion and other religions in Nigeria / Joseph O. Awolalu -- Traditional African religion and Christianity / Vincent Mulago -- Revitalization in African traditional religion / Rosalind I.J. Hackett -- Tradition and continuity in African religions : the case of new religious movements / Bennetta W. Jules-Rosette -- Perseverance and transmutation in African traditional religions / Evan M. Zuesse.
System control number
ocm20825000

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