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RELIGIOUS MOVEMENTS AND POLITICS IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

TERENCE RANGER

RELIGIOUS MOVEMENTS AND POLITICS IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

by TERENCE RANGER

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SeriesAFRICAN STUSIES REVIEW 29, 2, JUNE 1986
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Open LibraryOL21268402M

In recent years the rapid growth of Christian charismatic movements throughout sub-Saharan Africa has drastically reconfigured the region’s religious landscape. As a result, charismatic factions play an increasingly public role throughout Africa, far beyond the religious sphere. This book uses a m.   Public Religion and the Politics of Homosexuality in Africa. DOI link for Public Religion and the Politics of Homosexuality in Africa. Public Religion and the Politics of Homosexuality in Africa bookCited by:

  The Religious Hearths of North Africa and Southwest Asia. North Africa and Southwest Asia is considered one of the great cradles of human civilization. It is also the hearth area for several of the world’s major religions. These religions have changed the global cultural landscape, but have also led to tension and conflict throughout the Author: Caitlin Finlayson. Christianity In Sub Saharan Africa. Welcome,you are looking at books for reading, the Christianity In Sub Saharan Africa, you will able to read or download in Pdf or ePub books and notice some of author may have lock the live reading for some of ore it need a FREE signup process to obtain the book.

STUDY OF RELIGION: THE ACADEMIC STUDY OF RELIGION IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA The academic study of religion has emerged as a vibrant discipline in some parts of sub-Saharan Africa. Although the discipline was heavily influenced by developments in western Europe and North America, it had gained a distinctive identity by the s. Source for information on Study of Religion: The .   In any case, religious beliefs—and beliefs about religion—inevitably shape social values and political power, in both the secular societies of the global North and the deeply religious cultures of the global South. Explore the relationship between religion and a variety of social and political issues, from economic inequality to immigration.


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RELIGIOUS MOVEMENTS AND POLITICS IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA by TERENCE RANGER Download PDF EPUB FB2

In the considerable number of countries in sub-Saharan Africa in which political institutions have largely broken down, religious discourse can be seen as an attempted remedy by means of a. SURVEY ARTICLE THE STUDY OF NEW RELIGIOUS MOVEMENTS IN AFRICA, Harold W.

Turner The choice of such a short span for this survey is dictated by the abundance of published work in a field of such size and variety, and of such popularity among so many disicplines, as the new religious movements among the peoples of -sub- Saharan : Harold W.

Turner. David Amponsah, PhD Candidate in Religious Studies, Harvard University Amponsah is a historian of African religions and his research excavates the construction of authority and authenticity through religion.

Amponsah’s dissertation project, “Politics of Custom: Indigenous Religion, Public Wellbeing and the Making of Ghana, –Present Times” investigates how statecraft and public. Get this from a library. The politics and anti-politics of social movements: religion and AIDS in Africa.

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Sub-Saharan Africa has a wide variety of climate zones or biomes. South Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo in particular are considered Megadiverse has a dry winter season and a wet summer season. The Sahel extends across all of Africa at a latitude of about 10° to 15° N.

Countries that include parts of the Sahara Desert proper in their northern territories and. Political theology in sub-Saharan Africa deals with the relationship of theology and politics born from and/or specific to the circumstances of the region. Arising from the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa and nationalist campaigns of the mid- to late twentieth century elsewhere, the increasing numbers of Christians in sub-Saharan Africa has led to an increased interest in Christian.

This study uses survey data from 17 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, along with country-level indicators, to examine the relationship between religious identity and the odds of completing primary.

Out in Africa presents an intimate look at how Namibian and South African LGBT organizations have cultivated visibility and invisibility as strategies over time.

Ashley Currier situates these countries’ movements in relation to developments in pan-African LGBT organizing, offering broader insights into visibility as a social movement strategy rather than simply as a static accomplishment or. Get this from a library. Religion and politics in Africa. [Jeffrey Haynes] -- The impact of religion on the political process has come to the fore in recent years in a wide variety of societies.

Yet the significant and varied ways in which the rapidly changing religious. This is the first book with multidisciplinary perspectives on religion and homosexuality in Africa. It presents case studies from across the continent, from Egypt to Zimbabwe and from Senegal to Kenya, and covers religious traditions such as Islam, Christianity and Rastafarianism.

Local Practices, Global Controversies: Islam in Sub-Saharan African Contexts Kamari Maxine Clarke her field research reflects an interest in both religious and legal social movements and the ways in which religious groups and legal formations by far the most prevalent in Sub-Saharan Africa is the Sunni branch of Islamic law and.

This comprehensive reference volume covers every country in Sub-Saharan Africa, offering reliable demographic information and original interpretative essays by indigenous scholars and practitioners. It maps patterns of growth and decline, assesses major traditions and movements, analyses key themes and examines current trends.

In recent years the rapid growth of Christian charismatic movements throughout sub-Saharan Africa has drastically reconfigured the region’s religious landscape. Christian Citizens and the Moral Regeneration of the African State book.

largely charismatic, extend beyond religious bounds. Part 1 covers politics, political elites and Cited by: 1. This book explores why democratization processes in Sub-Saharan Africa have made so little progress despite more than two decades of multi-party politics on the subcontinent.

By applying multiple linear regression analyses to a new data set on multi-party elections in Sub-Saharan Africa, the study investigates the relationship between political.

In sub-Saharan Africa over the last two decades there has been an explosion of Christianity. This book sets out to identify its particular character, focusing on a. Rosalind I. Hackett is Chancellor’s Professor, Distinguished Professor in the Humanities, Professor, Department of Religious Studies, and adjunct in Anthropology, at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Her recent (coedited) books are Displacing the State: Religion and Conflict in Neoliberal Africa (), New Media and Religious Transformations in Africa (), and The Anthropology Author: Rosalind I.

Hackett. The Politics of New Religious Movements in Sub-Saharan Africa, offers new theory to explain why Pentecostal Christianity has emerged as a highly politicized identity in some sub-Saharan states in recent decades but not others.

I test this theory using both cross and sub-national data, which includes qualitative and quantitative databases that I.

Focusing on sub-Saharan Africa, Dominika Koter argues that the prevailing social structures of a country play a central role in how politicians attempt to mobilize voters.

In particular, politicians consider the strength of local leaders, such as chiefs or religious dignitaries, who have historically played a crucial role in many parts of rural Format: Paperback.

Paul Freston's book is a pioneering comparative study of the political aspects of the new mass evangelical Protestantism of sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and parts of Asia.

The book examines twenty-seven countries from the three major continents of the Third World, burrowing deep into the specificities of each country's religious and Cited by: Religion, Globalisation and Sexual Politics in sub-Saharan Africa Kapya Kaoma 8.

The Extraversion of Homophobia: Global Politics and Sexuality in Uganda Jia Hui Lee 9. Religious Inspiration: Indigenous Mobilisation against LGBTI Rights in Post-conflict Liberia Ashley Currier and Joëlle M. Cruz. Religious vision and fervour, combined with the desire for political self-determination, have inspired a variety of New Religious Movements throughout Africa.

Such movements proliferated in sub-Saharan Africa in the wake of European colonialism as one response of Africans to the loss of cultural, economic, and political control. Independent, or. In Junethe European Union announced its support for Sahelian governments in fighting religious extremists.

This move is a reaction to severe religious violence in many sub-Saharan countries. As of mid, eight out of ten armed conflicts in the region are displaying a religious dimension.

Either warring factions differ by religious identity, or they have incompatibleCited by: 2.This chapter presents evidence from sub-Saharan Africa that reveals a correlation between religious diversity and educational attainment, and the extent to which Christian and Muslim religious leaders promoted pro-freedom-political activism during the s and s.

Sub-Saharan African countries where Catholic, Protestant, and Muslim religious leaders played leading or supporting roles in.