African Religions: Symbol, Ritual, and Community

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For courses in African Religions and Afro-American Religions. This book is a wide-ranging, well-organized introduction to African religious history that focuses primarily upon traditional African religions-constructed around a set of religious themes common to the rest of the world's religions. Students will learn that traditional religions provided the philosophical, religious, and ethical foundation of African culture, and by studying them understand the versions of Christianity and Islam to which the majority of Africans belong.