The African Diaspora and the Study of Religion.

This book focuses on the location of the religious heritage of Africa within the academic study of religion - including indigenous African religions, African Christianities, African/American forms of Islam, the religions of African Americans, Afro-Caribbean religions, and Afro-Brazilian religions.

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Author / Creator: Trost, T.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Imprint: New York : Palgrave Macmillan US, 2008.
Series:Religion/Culture/Critique Ser.
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Local Note:Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2023. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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505 0 |a Cover -- The African Diaspora and the Study of Religion -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Series Editor's Preface -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- Introduction: Alexander Crummell and the Destined Superiority of African People -- Part 1 Africa in Diaspora -- Chapter 1 Raising Champions, Taking Territories: African Churches and the Mapping of New Religious Landscapes in Diaspora -- Chapter 2 Christianity on Trial: The Nation of Islam and the Rastafari, 1930-1950 -- Chapter 3 Ahmadi, Beboppers, Veterans, and Migrants: African American Islam in Boston, 1948-1963 -- Part 2 Diaspora in Literature and Culture -- Chapter 4 Robert Nathaniel Dett and African America's Christian Kingdom of Culture, 1926-1932 -- Chapter 5 Slain in the Spirit: Sexuality and Afro-Caribbean Religious Expression in Nella Larsen's Quicksand -- Chapter 6 Candomblé, Christianity, and Gnosticism in Toni Morrison's Paradise -- Part 3 Diaspora in Latin America and the Caribbean -- Chapter 7 The African Diaspora in Mexico: Santería, Tourism, and Representations of the State -- Chapter 8 Writing Out Africa? Racial Politics and the Cuban regla de ocha -- Chapter 9 Macumba Has Invaded All Spheres: Africanity, Black Magic, and the Study of Afro-Brazilian Religions -- Part 4 Diaspora in Theory -- Chapter 10 Early American Pentecostalism: Race, Religion, and the Politics of Anticipation -- Chapter 11 Toward a Tradition of African American Pragmatic Religious Naturalism -- Chapter 12 Africa on Our Minds -- Conclusion "Africa" in the Study of African American Religion -- Contributors -- Index. 
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