Christianity and Social Change in Africa


By: Falola, Toyin ed.

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ISBN: 9781594601354

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Mostly anthropologists, but also contributors from the fields of religion and development, explore a broad range of themes touching on the African experience of Christianity, including religious expansion, the rise of Pentacostalism, and the use of new media and technologies to convert people and reform believers. The topics include expressions of past and present in Yoruba religious textiles, the cultural politics and nationalist history behind Wole Soyinka’s Isara , Akadura and born-again Yoruba Christianity in London, and socializing and intellectual practice at the Swahili coast. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR