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6. Christianity and Islam in Africa

6. Christianity and Islam in Africa  

Jacob J. Olupọna

in African Religions: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2014
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Feb 2014
eISBN: 
9780199375264
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199790586.003.0006
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9780199790586
Islam and Christianity have both been present on the African continent for nearly as long as they have existed. ‘Christianity and Islam in Africa’ follows the spread of these religions ... More
4. Rastafari international: the making of a global movement

4. Rastafari international: the making of a global movement  

Ennis B. Edmonds

in Rastafari: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777844
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199584529.003.0005
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9780199584529
The Rastafari movement has spread throughout the Caribbean, to Caribbean immigrant communities in Europe and North America, to African diasporic people and Africans on the continents, and ... More
6. The Bible in the Post-Colonial World

6. The Bible in the Post-Colonial World  

John Riches

in The Bible: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776304
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10.1093/actrade/9780192853431.003.0006
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9780192853431
The areas of greatest growth for Christianity today are in Africa and Asia. ‘The Bible in the Post-Colonial World‘ examines how the Bible is playing an important part in the growth of ... More
Conclusion

Conclusion  

Eddie S. Glaude

in African American Religion: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2014
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Sep 2014
eISBN: 
9780199380770
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195182897.003.0008
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9780195182897
African Americans are generally more religious than other groups in the United States. But African American religion is much more than a description of how deeply religious African ... More
6. The global communion

6. The global communion  

Mark Chapman

in Anglicanism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2006
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Sep 2013
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9780191776243
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806932.003.0006
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chapter
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9780192806932
‘The Global Communion’ examines how overseas expansion raised challenges to central authority under the supremacy of the King of England. Even in the seventeenth century, the Scottish and ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

William K. Kay

in Pentecostalism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780191777677
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199575152.003.0001
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9780199575152
What is Pentecostalism? How can it best be understood? It is best described as a series of renewal movements that stem from the early days of the church. Modern Pentecostalism dates from ... More
African Religions: A Very Short Introduction

African Religions: A Very Short Introduction  

Jacob K. Olupona

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2014
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Feb 2014
eISBN: 
9780199375264
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199790586.001.0001
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9780199790586
African Religions: A Very Short Introduction offers a wide-ranging look at the myriad indigenous religious traditions on the African continent, drawing on archeological ... More
2. Inventing the saints

2. Inventing the saints  

Simon Yarrow

in Saints: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2018
Published Online: 
Sep 2018
eISBN: 
9780191781308
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199676514.003.0002
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9780199676514
Sainthood took on its most familiar forms from the death of Jesus c.33 ce to the decades following the Council of Chalcedon in 451 ce. The early Christian church was an urban diaspora ... More
1. The Bible in the Modern World: Classic or Sacred Text?

1. The Bible in the Modern World: Classic or Sacred Text?  

John Riches

in The Bible: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776304
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853431.003.0001
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9780192853431
The Bible is still one of the most widely read and influential books in the world. ‘The Bible in the Modern World’ introduces a series of examples of Bible readers to illustrate how people ... More
9. Conclusion

9. Conclusion  

John Riches

in The Bible: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776304
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853431.003.0009
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9780192853431
The ‘Conclusion’ seeks to bring together some of the richness of the ways in which the Bible has been read and appropriated. It underlines how it has inspired great monuments of human ... More
1. Paul's mission

1. Paul's mission  

E. P. Sanders

in Paul: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2001
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776755
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854513.003.0001
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9780192854513
‘Paul's mission’ describes Paul's reflections on the progress of the Christian gospel through his Epistle to the Romans, a letter that became one of the most influential documents of ... More
10. Conclusion: The Book of Mormon in the twenty-first century

10. Conclusion: The Book of Mormon in the twenty-first century  

Terryl L. Givens

in The Book of Mormon: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2010
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365678
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195369311.003.0010
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9780195369311
The Book of Mormon remains a potent and disruptive force in the twenty-first century, challenging analysis with its authoritative claims. The Book remains an important cultural document of ... More
The Bible: A Very Short Introduction

The Bible: A Very Short Introduction  

John Riches

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776304
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853431.001.0001
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book
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9780192853431
The Bible: A Very Short Introduction looks at the importance accorded to the Bible by different communities and cultures. Why has the Bible generated such a variety of uses and ... More
1. The category of “African American religion”

1. The category of “African American religion”  

Eddie S. Glaude

in African American Religion: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2014
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Sep 2014
eISBN: 
9780199380770
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195182897.003.0001
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9780195182897
African American religious life is not defined by just the “Negro church”—the preacher, music, and the frenzy—but consists of all the varied religious practices that occur within black ... More
7. African American Islam

7. African American Islam  

Eddie S. Glaude

in African American Religion: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2014
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Sep 2014
eISBN: 
9780199380770
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195182897.003.0007
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9780195182897
In some ways, Islam best represents the idea of African American religion as a practice of freedom and a sign of difference. For those African Americans who embraced Islam during the modern ... More
6. African American Christianity since 1980

6. African American Christianity since 1980  

Eddie S. Glaude

in African American Religion: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2014
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Sep 2014
eISBN: 
9780199380770
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195182897.003.0006
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9780195182897
‘African American Christianity Since 1980’ is concerned with the contemporary phase, beginning with the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980 and the significant demographic and political ... More
4. African American Christianity: The modern phase (1863–1935)

4. African American Christianity: The modern phase (1863–1935)  

Eddie S. Glaude

in African American Religion: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2014
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Sep 2014
eISBN: 
9780199380770
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195182897.003.0004
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9780195182897
‘African American Christianity: The Modern Phase (1863–1935)’ describes three distinctive moments: firstly, the nationalization of black Christianity, as the “invisible institution” of the ... More
8. From everywhere to everywhere

8. From everywhere to everywhere  

Mark A. Noll

in Protestantism: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780191777455
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199560974.003.0009
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9780199560974
Since the middle of the 20th century, Protestant history has become more global, diverse, and complex than before. This diversity comes from the different ways in which congregations, ... More
African American Religion: A Very Short Introduction

African American Religion: A Very Short Introduction  

Eddie S. Glaude Jr.

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2014
Published Online: 
Sep 2014
eISBN: 
9780199380770
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195182897.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780195182897
African American Religion: A Very Short Introduction explores the history and circumstances of African American religion through three examples: conjure, African American ... More

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