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Reinventing Religions

by Andr Droogers

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Ethnic studies,
  • Religion & Beliefs,
  • Latin America,
  • Blacks,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Syncretism (Religion),
  • Sociology,
  • Brazil,
  • Caribbean islands,
  • Cuba,
  • West Africa,
  • Religion,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Social Science / Ethnic Studies,
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Congresses

  • The Physical Object
    FormatTextbook Binding
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8246307M
    ISBN 100847688534
    ISBN 109780847688531

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Reinventing Religions represents a significant effort to deal with cultural processes which have characterized not only the colonial and post-colonial periods in many parts of the world, but also have broader geographic and longer diachronic dimensions.

Though the book deals primarily with Africa and the African Diaspora, it provides direction for a much broader examination of these 3/5(1). Reinventing Religions book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Once a central concept in anthropology, syncretism has recently re-e 4/5(2).

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This book exposes the reinvention of Jesus for what it really is, a fraud and a sham. The book demonstrates how the Christian concepts of baptism, rebirth, and resurrection are foisted upon pagan myths by sensationalists who claim that Jesus was a /5(86). 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. Reinventing religions: syncretism and transformation in Africa and the Americas.

Responsibility edited by Sidney M. Greenfield and André Droogers. Building on a century-long tradition of scholarship, this book formulates a broader view of the mixing and interpretation of religious beliefs and practices, primarily from Africa and Europe.

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Reinventing Religions represents a significant effort to deal with cultural processes which have characterized not only the colonial and post-colonial periods in many parts of the world, but also have broader geographic and longer diachronic dimensions. Though the book deals primarily with Africa and the African Diaspora, it provides direction 3/5(1).

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