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Humanity and Destiny: A Theological Comparison of Karl Barth and African Traditional Religions

Tim Hartman

in Karl Barth and Comparative Theology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284603
eISBN:
9780823286102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284603.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Tim Hartman examines African traditional religions (ATRs) more broadly, comparing three major themes in their theological anthropology with the theology of Karl Barth: creation, disobedience/sin, and ... More


Disruptive Intersection: Slavery and the African Background in the Making of Hoodoo

Katrina Hazzard-Donald

in Mojo Workin': The Old African American Hoodoo System

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037290
eISBN:
9780252094460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037290.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the movement and recoalescing of eight essential elements into the African Religion Complex (ARC), thus enabling the Hoodoo religion to emerge briefly: counterclockwise sacred ... More


Traditional Religion in West Africa and in the New World: A Thematic Overview

Katrina Hazzard-Donald

in Mojo Workin': The Old African American Hoodoo System

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037290
eISBN:
9780252094460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037290.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the major manifestations of African traditional religion in the New World. It outlines significant general principles and practices carried to the Western Hemisphere by captive ... More


Traditional, African, Religious, Freedom?

Rosalind I. J. Hackett

in Politics of Religious Freedom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226248479
eISBN:
9780226248646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226248646.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This essay describes the active resistance to both Christian and Islamic efforts in sub-Saharan Africa to exclude the indigenous religious traditions of Africa from legal protection. African ... More


The Making of the Black World

Noel Leo Erskine

in Plantation Church: How African American Religion Was Born in Caribbean Slavery

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195369144
eISBN:
9780199358267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369144.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

At the point where history meets faith, African faith adapted to the new environment and illustrated the capacity to transform the negative history of oppression. It was within the context of the ... More


Conflict as a Site for Perpetuation of Traditional Values

Veena Sharma

in The Weight of Violence: Religion, Language, Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199453726
eISBN:
9780199085293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199453726.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Conflict is not unknown to Africa. Accepted as an inevitable part of life, it played, and continues to play, an important role in the cultural and ethical education of the people, particularly the ... More


Neighbors Recognizing and Redefining Identities in the Belgian Congo, 1916–1935

Kimberly D. Hill

in A Higher Mission: The Careers of Alonzo and Althea Brown Edmiston in Central Africa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179810
eISBN:
9780813179827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179810.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 4 explains how the ministerial priorities of Althea Brown and Alonzo Edmiston developed through coordination with African villagers, students, and church members in the Belgian Congo. The ... More


“Finding Light through Muddy Waters”: African-American Religious Pluralism

Stephanie Y. Mitchem

in Gods in America: Religious Pluralism in the United States

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199931903
eISBN:
9780199345779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931903.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Discussions of pluralism in African-American religious life flatline in mainstream scholarship. Religious diversity and religious pluralism are given short shrift as statistically insignificant in ... More


Defiant Spirituality

Traci C. West

in Solidarity and Defiant Spirituality: Africana Lessons on Religion, Racism, and Ending Gender Violence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479849031
eISBN:
9781479851737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479849031.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

As interactions with South African activist leaders and social movement building strategies are examined, the chapter probes ideas about activist solidarity in opposing the targeting of lesbians for ... More


Response to Part V

Nimi Wariboko

in Karl Barth and Comparative Theology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284603
eISBN:
9780823286102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284603.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Nimi Wariboko affirms Ezigbo and Hartman for their pioneering efforts in drawing Barth into conversation with African religious traditions, even as he cautions against their emphasis on common ground ... More


Colonialism and After

Benjamin F. Soares

in Islam and the Prayer Economy: History and Authority in a Malian Town

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622856
eISBN:
9780748670635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622856.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter discusses the history of Nioro du Sahel in Mali as a socio-political and religious space in the aftermath of the French colonial conquest, the development of colonial policies toward ... More


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