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Reinventing Religions

Syncretism and Transformation in Africa and the Americas

Reinventing Religions( )
Editor: Greenfield, Sidney M.
Droogers, André
ISBN:978-0-8476-8853-1
Publication Date:Mar 2001
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $60.95
Book Description:

Once a central concept in anthropology, syncretism has recently re-emerged as a valuable tool for understanding the complex dynamics of ethnicity, postcolonialism, and transnationalism. Building on a century-long tradition of scholarship, this important book formulates a broader view of the mixing and interpenetration of religious beliefs and practices, primarily from Africa and Europe, highlighting the ways in which religions and cultures on both sides of the Atlantic have been...
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Book Details
Pages:232
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Philosophy
Religion / Ethnic & Tribal
Religion / History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):14.783 x 22.809 x 1.372 cm
Book Weight:0.309 Kilograms



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