Theoretical explorations in African religion / edited by Wim van Binsbergen and Matthew Schoffeleers

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Subjects: Africa, Sub-Saharan--Religion
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: London ; Boston : Kegan Paul International, 1984
Series: Monographs from the African Studies Centre, Leiden
Monographs from the African Studies Centre, Leiden
LC Classification: B, BL
Physical Description: x, 389 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm
Additional Authors: Binsbergen, Wim M. J. van
Schoffeleers, J. M
Notes: LCCN: 84012194
ISBN: 0710300492 :$50.00 (est.)
Includes bibliographies and indexes
Contents: Theoretical explorations in African religion / Wim van Binsbergen and Matthew Schoffeleers -- Perspectives on divination in contemporary sub-Saharan Africa / Renaat Devisch -- Towards a semantic approach to the principle of transformation / Wauthier de Mahieu -- From waste-making to recycling / André Droogers -- Religious pluralism / Johannes Fabian -- Oral history and the retrieval of the distant past / Matthew Schoffeleers -- The historical interpretation of myth in the context of popular Islam / Wim van Binsbergen -- The consequences of literacy in African religion / John M. Janzen -- The argument of images / Richard P. Werbner -- Religious studies and political economy / Terence O. Ranger -- Dini ya Msambwa / Robert Buijtenhuijs -- Prophets of God or of history? / Christian Coulon
OCLC Number: 10799161
ISBN/ISSN: 0710300492