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By Carolyn M. Jones Medine, Ibigbolade S. Aderibigbe, Hans D Seibel

Modern views on Religions in Africa and the African Diaspora explores African derived religions in a globalized global. the quantity specializes in the continent, on African identification in globalization, and on African faith in cultural swap.

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2. Awolalu, J. O. & Dopamu, P. A. (2005). West African Traditional Religion. Lagos: Macmillan Publishers, pp. 26–27. 3. Ibid, pp. 13–26. 4. Mbiti, J. S. (1982). African Religions and Philosophy. London: Heinemann Educational Books, p. 7. 5. Onibere, S. G. A. (1982). Fundamentals of African Religion. Ile-Ife: Department of Religious Studies, University of Ife, (now Obafemi Awolowo University), pp. 59–60. 6. Idowu, E. B. (1976). African Traditional Religion: A Definition. , pp. 108–112. 7. Kayode, O.

It is also true that there are certain challenges, which are confronting the existence and growth of the religion in the last few centuries. In spite of the problems highlighted earlier—most especially the emergence of Christianity, Islam, Western education and Western medical facilities—African religion cannot be eroded in Africa. In the twenty-first century, some Western people have started showing interest in the worship of African divinities. For instance, the late Adunni Oloosa, also known as Sussan Wenger, was a dedicated and devoted worshipper of the Osun Osogbo deity until the date of her demise.

10. Aderibigbe, I. ). “Submission of Manuscripts: A book on Religions of Africa and African Diaspora” An introductory note to the writers of articles in this book project. 11. Adamo, D. T. (2005). “What is African Biblical Studies” in S. O. Abogunrin et al. ) Decolonization. Ibadan: Alofe Publication, p. 17. 12. Manus, C. U. (2005). “Decolonizing New Testament Interpretation in Nigeria” in Decolonization of Biblical Interpretation in Africa: A publication of the National Association for Biblical Studies.

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