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By Ezra Chitando,Afe Adogame

The historiography of African religions and religions in Africa offers a awesome shift from the research of 'Africa as item' to 'Africa as Subject', therefore translating the topic from obscurity into the worldwide neighborhood of the educational research of faith. This ebook offers a different multidisciplinary exploration of African traditions within the learn of faith in Africa and the recent African diaspora. The booklet is based less than 3 major sections - rising tendencies within the educating of African Religions; Indigenous notion and Spirituality; and Christianity, Hinduism and Islam. participants drawn from assorted African and international contexts situate present scholarly traditions of the learn of African religions in the purview of educational come across and exchanges with non-African students and non-African contexts. African students improve the learn of religions from their respective educational and methodological orientations. Jacob Kehinde Olupona stands proud as a pioneer within the socio-scientific interpretation of African indigenous faith and religions in Africa. This publication is to his honour and marks his tremendous contribution to an rising box of analysis and research.

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