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Religious Plurality in Africa

John S. Mbiti

Religious Plurality in Africa

Essays in Honour of John S. Mbiti (Religion and Society)

by John S. Mbiti

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Walter de Gruyter .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion: general,
  • Spirituality,
  • Religion (General),
  • Religion - Commentaries / Reference,
  • Religion,
  • Theology, Doctrinal,
  • History,
  • Mbiti, John S,
  • Africa,
  • Christianity,
  • Religious pluralism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages455
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9016719M
    ISBN 103110122200
    ISBN 109783110122206

    Table 31 reports on the religious affiliation of the SouthAfrican population. In a majority (%) of South Africans described their religious affiliation as ‘Christian’; this is an increase from the % that was reported in the census. Ancestral or traditional African religions are practised by 5 % South Africa. TABLE 3: N %Cited by: 5. INTRODUCTION TO AFRICAN TRADITIONAL RELIGION. Welcome to the summary lecture of African Traditional Religions. This is a 3-hour summary lecture on the basic components of African Traditional Religions. The purpose of this is to help to orient a person who would like to work in the context of Africa.

    The traditional African religions (or traditional beliefs and practices of African people) are a set of highly diverse beliefs that include various ethnic religions. Generally, these traditions are oral rather than scriptural, include belief in a supreme creator, belief in spirits, veneration of the dead. The Impact of African Traditional Religious Beliefs and Cultural Values on Religious and cultural pluralism has been a prominent feature in human societies and and cultures today. H. Byron Earhart states in his foreword to E. Thomas Lawson‟s book Religions of Africa ().

    Religious pluralism is an attitude or policy regarding the diversity of religious belief systems co-existing in society. It can indicate one or more of the following: As the name of the worldview according to which one's own religion is not held to be the sole and exclusive source of truth, and thus the acknowledgement that at least some truths and true values exist in other religions. As acceptance of . Multi-faith Religious Education in Botswana 1 Article (PDF Available) in Religious Education (4) October with 6, Reads How we measure 'reads'.


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Religious Plurality in Africa by John S. Mbiti Download PDF EPUB FB2

The series Religion and Society (RS) contributes to the exploration of religions as social systems both in Western and non-Western societies; in particular, it examines religions in their differentiation from, and intersection with, other cultural systems, such as art, economy, law Religious Plurality in Africa book politics.

Due attention is given to paradigmatic case or comparative studies that exhibit a clear theoretical orientation with the empirical and historical data of religion 3/5(1). Religious Plurality In Africa book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(3). Religion, Law, Politics and the State in Africa: Applying Legal Pluralism in Ghana (ICLARS Series on Law and Religion) 1st Edition by Seth Tweneboah (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

Format: Hardcover. *Prices in US$ apply to orders placed in the Americas only. Prices in GBP apply to orders placed in Great Britain only. Prices in € represent the retail prices valid in Germany (unless otherwise indicated). Religious Plurality in Africa: Essays in Honour of John S.

Mbiti Jacob K. Olupona, Sulayman S. Nyang Mouton de Gruyter, - Literary Collections - pages/5(2). The ICLARS Series on Law and Religion is designed to provide a forum for the rapidly expanding field of research in law and religion.

The series is published in association with the International Consortium for Law and Religion Studies, an international network of scholars and experts of law and religion founded in with the aim of providing a place where information, data and opinions can.

Introduction: Issues and perspectives on religious plurality in Africa The study of African religions in retrospect from “Westernization” to “Africanization”. African traditional religion: An enduring heritage.

The first section explores controversies surrounding religious pluralism from different starting points, including religious, political, and legal standpoints. The second section examines different geographical perspectives on pluralism. Experts from North and South America, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East address these issues.

Religion, Ethnicity and Transnational Migration between West Africa and Europe focuses on the West African migrants’ presence in Europe and the way they negotiate religion and ethnicity in a new context.

Special attention is given to the diversity of religious background of the migrants and to exploration of interreligious (especially Christian-Muslim) by: 1. Religious and Legal Pluralism in Africa. Something unexpected has been happening in Africa—and not just Northern Africa, which, along with the Middle East, has seen a.

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(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Hardcover. Jacob Kehinde Olupona stands out as a pioneer in the socio-scientific interpretation of African indigenous religion and religions in Africa.

This book is to his honour and marks his immense contribution to an emerging field of study and research. Category: Religion The Individual And Community In African Traditional Religions.

Eboo Patel On The Importance Of Religious Pluralism In this from the struggle against apartheid in South Africa to the rise of the Nazi Party in Germany. This is a book about how some. Sulayman S. Nyang is the author of Islam in the United States of America ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 1 review, published ), Islam Christianity and A /5.

Religion is a controversial issue in world affairs. Especially in Africa, religion has been at the heart of much of the contemporary conflicts. Religion is often depicted as a trigger factor in many conflicts. Religion is also often being blamed as a. religious pluralism, heritage, and social development in africa addis ababa, ethiopia mayfourth annual african law and religion conference may, addis ababa university law school, ethiopia aclars african consortium for law and religion studies.

The church and the challenge of religious pluralism: a historical and contemporary perspective / Zablon Nthamburi. --The challenge of religious pluralism in Africa: case studies: west Africa, Nigeria / David L. Windibiziri. --Eritrea / Asfaha Mehari. --The Challenge of religous pluralism in a global context.

A contribution from the European. By religious pluralism, we mean the belief that all religions (at least the major, enduring ones) are valid as ways to relate to God.

There is nothing unique about Christ; He was one of many influential religious teachers and leaders. This is the position I’ll be considering in this article.

Eurocentric () inherited Christianity for Africa’s benefit. By pluralism Pobee points out that African theology concerns and applies to all religions in Africa – African Traditional Religions, Christianity, Islam, [etc.] – which are “in varying compositions in different parts of Africa”(; also §3).File Size: 1MB.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxi, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: Foreword: Listening to Africa / Walter J. Hollenweger --Preface: Religious plurality in Africa / Ogbu U. Kalu --A biographical sketch / Jacob K.

Olupona --Introduction: Issues and perspectives on religious plurality in Africa / Jacob K. Olupona. The spirituality of Africa National & World Affairs Jacob Olupona, professor of indigenous African religions at Harvard Divinity School and professor of African and African-American studies in Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences, recently sat down for an interview about his lifelong research on indigenous African : Anthony Chiorazzi.Provides a comparative study of the many and varied religions of South Africa, locating religion in the context of the political, social and economic history of the region, and exploring the religious .Many writers have made the observation that despite the indisputable cultural diversity that arises from Africa's ethnic pluralism, there are underlying affinities in many areas of the African life; this is surely true in the African religious and moral outlook.