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p. 1057. African religions todaylocked

  • Jacob J. Olupọna

Abstract

African indigenous religion in contemporary Africa struggles to maintain its legal tone and identity in the face of the forces of Islam and Christianity, especially radicalized forms. But ‘African religions today’ shows that while African traditional religions are engaged in a battle for their lives on the African continent, they and their sister African diaspora religions are thriving elsewhere in the world—particularly in the Americas and in Europe. African diaspora and immigrant religions are discussed and a new wave of African religions, such as Rev. Sunday Adelaja's Embassy of God church in Ukraine, described.

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