Encyclopedia of African and African-American Religions: Volume 2 of Religion & Society

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Encyclopedia of African and African-American Religions: Volume 2 of Religion & Society

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The Encyclopedia of African and African-American Religions, the second volume in the acclaimed Religion and Society series, breaks fresh ground on the subject of African and African-American religion and its influence throughout the world.

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Reviews

  1. Library Journal: December 15, 2000 Starred review

    A good starting point for understanding the complex interrelationships among African, African American, and European religious beliefs, practices, and traditions in a global context. Recommended for all libraries.

  2. Gale Group – Reference Reviews: April 2001

    From ancient deities to cyberspace and the Rainbow Coalition, the 145 entries by 72 scholars from 13 nations make this encyclopedia the most comprehensive available on the history of African and African American religions. Highly recommended for academic and medium to large public libraries.

  3. Booklist: May 1, 2001

    A necessary addition to academic and larger public libraries.

  4. Choice: July 2001

    A volume with unique articles….a rich sampling of religious expression.

  5. Library Journal: October 2003

    This useful, single-volume guide to the religious movements of Africa, North and South America, and the Carribean covers more that 150 topics, ranging from Abyssinian Baptist Church to Zulu Religion.

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The Encyclopedia of African and African-American Religions, the second volume in the acclaimed Religion and Society series, breaks fresh ground on the subject of African and African-American religion and its influence throughout the world. Written and edited by an international team of anthropologists, historians, theologians, and other experts, this valuable resource offers authoritative and accessible insights into the religious movements and churches of Africa, North America, South America, and the Caribbean, their wide-ranging impact on peoples, politics and cultures of these and other regions.

Additional information

Format

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Editor

Stephen D. Glazier, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

ISBN

9780415922456

Edition

First

Volumes

1

Pages

512

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