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Routledge Studies on Religion in Africa and the Diaspora


About the Series

Books in this series examine the diverse religious traditions that are practiced by African people on the continent and in the diaspora.

Themes explored will include indigenous African religions, Christianity, Islam, religion in everyday life, syncretic religions, and religion in social, economic and political context, religion and ethnicity, religious institutions, new religious movements, spirituality, religious history, gender and sexuality and religion.

To submit a proposal for this series please contact Leanne Hinves [email protected]

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Politics and Religion in Zimbabwe: The Deification of Robert G. Mugabe

Politics and Religion in Zimbabwe: The Deification of Robert G. Mugabe

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Ezra Chitando
May 05, 2020

This book illustrates how religion and ideology were used by Robert Mugabe to ward off opposition within his own party, in Zimbabwe and from the West. An interdisciplinary line up of contributors argue that Mugabe used a calculated narrative of deification – presenting himself as a...

Contextualizing Eschatology in African Cultural and Religious Beliefs

Contextualizing Eschatology in African Cultural and Religious Beliefs

1st Edition

Ibigbolade S. Aderibigbe
October 03, 2019

Contextualizing Eschatology in African Cultural and Religious Beliefs addresses the African consciousness and nuances of eschatological beliefs as part and parcel of the holistic African Indigenous worldviews within the context of the people's traditional heritage. The concept of eschatology is...

Community and Trinity in Africa

Community and Trinity in Africa

1st Edition

Ibrahim S. Bitrus
July 05, 2019

Community and Trinity in Africa recasts the African tradition of community from a theological perspective. Ibrahim S. Bitrus explains the new Trinitarian hermeneutics of God as the fundamental framework for constructing an authentic African tradition of community. The book explores the tripartite...

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