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The African Diaspora and the Study of Religion (Religion/Culture/Critique)

by Theodore Louis Trost

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Comparative religion,
  • Theology,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Social Science / Sociology of Religion,
  • Sociology of Religion,
  • Africa,
  • African diaspora,
  • Religion,
  • Study and teaching

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11642850M
    ISBN 101403977860
    ISBN 109781403977861

    The African Diaspora and the Study of Religion. Edited by Theodore Louis Trost. Palgrave Macmillan, xviii + pages. $ cloth. This timely volume emerges out of papers given at a symposium at the University of Alabama. The book’s essays are organized around. This book presents a unique exploration of African traditions in the study of religion in Africa and the new African diaspora. Contributors drawn from diverse African and global contexts situate current scholarly traditions of the study of African religions within the purview of academic encounter and exchanges with non-African scholars and non-African s: 1.

      This book presents a unique multidisciplinary exploration of African traditions in the study of religion in Africa and the new African diaspora. The book is structured under three main sections - Emerging trends in the teaching of African Religions; Indigenous Thought and Spirituality; and Christianity, Hinduism and : Ezra Chitando. Journal of Africana Religions. K likes. This peer-reviewed, semi-annual journal offers critical analysis of the religious traditions of African and African Diasporic ers: K.

    The African & Diasporic Religious Studies Association (ADRSA) is an interdisciplinary consortium dedicated to supporting scholarship in African and Diasporic Religions.. Founded at Harvard University in April , the ADRSA is committed to scholarly and community exchange with a particular focus on bringing underrepresented voices to the fore. Religions of the African Diaspora. In book: A Companion to Diaspora and Transnationalism, pp American Acemy of Religion Award for Author: Paul Christopher Johnson.


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The African Diaspora and the Study of Religion (Religion/Culture/Critique) by Theodore Louis Trost Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book presents a unique multidisciplinary exploration of African Traditions in the Study of Religion, Diaspora, and Gendered Societies. The book is structured under two main sections. The first provides new insights into the interface between Religion and Society, Religion in.

Get this from a library. The African diaspora and the study of religion. [Theodore Louis Trost;] -- This book focuses on the location of the religious heritage of Africa within the academic study of religion - including indigenous African religions, African Christianities, African/American forms of.

The continent of Africa has been home to hundreds of indigenous tribes speaking a wide variety of languages and believing a wide variety of different spiritual ideas. One certainly cannot speak of "African religion" as if it was a single, coherent set of beliefs.

The versions of these religions as they developed in the New World became known as African Diaspora : Catherine Beyer.

This book presents a unique multidisciplinary exploration of African Traditions in the Study of Religion, Diaspora, and Gendered Societies. The book is structured under two main sections. The first provides insights into the interface between Religion and : $ Racial Politics and the Cuban regla de ocha - Christine Ayorinde * PART IV: DIASPORA IN THEORY * Macumba Has Invaded all Spheres: Africanity, Black Magic and the Study of Afro-Brazilian Religions - Kelly Hayes * Early American Pentecostalism: Race, Religion and the Politics of Anticipation - Matthew Waggoner * Toward a Tradition of African.

The African Diaspora and the Study of Religion (Religion/Culture/Critique) [Trost, T.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The African Diaspora and the Study of Religion (Religion/Culture/Critique)Format: Hardcover. This book focuses on the location of the religious heritage of Africa within the academic study of religion - including indigenous African religions, African Christianities, African/American forms of Islam, the religions of African Americans, Afro-Caribbean religions, and Afro-Brazilian religions.

The African Diaspora and the Study of Religion Table of Contents Acknowledgements, i Contents, iii Contributors, vi Preface, xii Introduction: Alexander Crummell and the Destined Superiority of African People, 1 Wilson Jeremiah Moses Part I: Africa in Diaspora 1.

African scholars enrich the study of religions from their respective academic and methodological orientations. Jacob Kehinde Olupona stands out as a pioneer in the socio-scientific interpretation of African indigenous religion and religions in Africa and the new African Diaspora. This book honours his immense contribution to an emerging field Author: Ezra Chitando.

The African Origins of Western Civilization, Religion, and Ethics Philosophy. Muata Ashby’s book sets the stage with discussions of Kemetic (Ancient Egyptian) civilization, and how the original teachings of the great Shepsu led to the rise of other traditions like Ayurveda on the Indian Subcontinent and, of course, Christianity.

AFRICAN DIASPORA AND AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT 6 The study recommends action in the following areas: Appreciating the indispensable strategic position occupied by the African Diaspora which enables it to build up social, economic and political networks through which it can directly channel wealth, information, innovative ideas, intellectual File Size: KB.

The historiography of African religions and religions in Africa presents a remarkable shift from the study of 'Africa as Object' to 'Africa as Subject', thus translating the subject from obscurity into the global community of the academic study of religion.

This book presents a unique multidisciplinary exploration of African Traditions in the Study of Religion, Diaspora, and Gendered Societies. (shelved 16 times as african-diaspora) avg rating —ratings — published African scholars enrich the study of religions from their respective academic and methodological orientations.

Jacob Kehinde Olupona stands out as a pioneer in the socio-scientific interpretation of African indigenous religion and religions in Africa and the new African Diaspora. This book honours his immense contribution to an emerging field. As a field of study, the African diaspora has gathered momentum in recent times.

This is reflected in the proliferating conferences, courses, PhD programs, faculty positions, book prizes, and the number of scholars who define themselves as specialists. Reviews ’By focusing on the role of religion in African societies, African religious expressions in diaspora and the role of African women in the academy, the contributors to this book challenge what the editors portray as a field traditionally dominated by men, many of whom are volume offers a methodological challenge to the wider field of Religious Studies.

It is bound to become highly influential in the study of religion in motion."—Manuel A. Vasquez, co-author of Globalizing the Sacred: Religion Across the Americas "Johnson's work bursts through the present conversations on African diaspora and brings us onto entirely new ground, shattering simplistic ideas and replacing them with critical.

The contributors discuss matters of power and leadership and of religious expressions outside of institutional settings. The essays study women of Christian denominations, African and Afro-Caribbean traditions, and Islam, addressing their roles as spiritual leaders, artists and musicians, preachers, and participants in bible-study groups.

In African hands, mission and evangelization have truly gone international and African diaspora Christianity is at the forefront of the new initiatives. Originating in the Jewish biblical tradition, the term “diaspora” now enjoys growing importance in the study of religion precisely because of some of the developments relating to the.

This book presents a unique multidisciplinary exploration of African traditions in the study of religion in Africa and the new African diaspora. The book is structured under three main sections - Emerging trends in the teaching of African Religions; Indigenous Thought and Spirituality; and Christianity, Hinduism and Islam.

Religion, Religions, and Diaspora My aim is to trace how the study of religion could be enriched by the study of migration and vice versa. Gender and spirituality; the black African Author: Sean Mcloughlin. Little is said about the African experience in the new African diaspora; the focus is overwhelmingly on Africa.

The book's title is also misleading, since it deals mainly with Africa and United States. The African diaspora in the Caribbean is given little attention, for example, except for a discussion of Yoruba religion and black : Lomarsh Roopnarine.The multidisciplinary work of new faculty members Amey Victoria Adkins-Jones and Kyrah Malika Daniels has brought to Boston College a unique expertise on religion and the African Diaspora.

Fresh Perspectives on Theology, African Diaspora Studies.