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African and African-American Religions

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Summary

The religious ideas and practices of African peoples have much in common with each other, and with related religions in the Caribbean and the Americas. African Islam and African Christianity have developed separately since their earliest time in Ethiopia, Egypt, and the Sudan.

The Religion, Scriptures, and Spirituality series describes the beliefs, religious practices, and the spiritual and moral commitments of the world's great religious traditions. It also describes a religion's way of understanding scripture, identifies its outstanding thinkers, and discusses its attitude and relationship to society.

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  • Misty Knight
  • 04-12-18

Very cursory overview of religions in Africa.

This book read like either a short youtube video on Africa, or a Wikipedia article regarding Africa from a Western perspective.