The Encyclopedia of African and African-American Religions

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Routledge, 2001 - Religion - 452 pages
This important new reference covers African and African-American religion in sub-Saharan Africa, North America, South America, and the Caribbean, and provides vital insights into its growing worldwide influence in Europe, Asia and the South Pacific. Entries encompass individuals, concepts, specific religions, religious movements and churches, and include: Akan, Aladura, Azusa Street Mission, Black theology, candomble, Dominican vodun, the Harrist movement, Jamaa, Macumba, Mission des Noirs, Mt. Sinai Holy Church, Nuer, Pentecostalism, Pocomania, Santerķa, Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Unification Church, Yoruba, and many more. Photos, illustrations, and source material round out the package.

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This work differs from the Encyclopedia of African-American Religions (Garland, 1993) in its international emphasis, its orientation toward anthropological and ethnographic methodologies, its ... Read full review

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Stephen D. Glazier is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Nebraska and vice-chair of the religion section of the American Anthropological Association.

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