By Carolyn M. Jones Medine, Ibigbolade S. Aderibigbe, Hans D Seibel
Modern views on Religions in Africa and the African Diaspora explores African derived religions in a globalized global. the quantity makes a speciality of the continent, on African id in globalization, and on African faith in cultural swap.
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7. 26. Idowu, African Traditional Religion: A Definition, p. 16. 27. Ibid. 28. Awolalu, Dialogue Issues in Contemporary Discussion, p. 433. Chapter 3 African Religion in Twenty-First Century and the Search for Philosophical Relevance Francis Adewale Olajide Introduction The many faces of religions in the twenty-first century have certainly become distinctively sinister, particularly when we contemplate the rising scale of human casualties consequent upon acts of terror, religious fundamentalism, and blind fanaticism.
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Contemporary Perspectives on Religions in Africa and the African Diaspora by Carolyn M. Jones Medine, Ibigbolade S. Aderibigbe, Hans D Seibel