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 Oriki: Genealogy and Identity in Pentecostal Historiography

Ogbu Kalu

in African Pentecostalism: An Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195340006
eISBN:
9780199867073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340006.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The oriki tradition performed the task of historiography among the Yoruba of southwestern Nigeria, dealing with the core matters of genealogy and identity. Not only did it tell the story of the past, ... More


 Bakuzufu: Contested Identities and the Quest for Power in African Christianity

Ogbu Kalu

in African Pentecostalism: An Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195340006
eISBN:
9780199867073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340006.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Africans have tended to appropriate the charismatic dimensions of the gospel, attracted to the extra power offered by the new religion, and stamped it with an African identity. This charismatic and ... More


Tennyson's Rapture: Transformation in the Victorian Dramatic Monologue

Cornelia D. J. Pearsall

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195150544
eISBN:
9780199871124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150544.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book explores Tennyson’s representation of rapture, or being carried away, as a radical mechanism of transformation—theological, social, political, or personal—and as a figure for critical ... More


Modern Marriage, Masculinity, and Intimate Partner Violence in Nigeria

Daniel Jordan Smith

in Marital Rape: Consent, Marriage, and Social Change in Global Context

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190238360
eISBN:
9780190615208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190238360.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Smith’s chapter explores the ways that ongoing social changes have affected the context of intimate partner violence and marital rape in southeastern Nigeria. At the core of these changes are ... More


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