By Ezra Chitando,Dr Adogame Afe,Dr Bateye Bolaji,Professor Chitando Ezra
The historiography of African religions and religions in Africa offers a impressive shift from the examine of 'Africa as item' to 'Africa as Subject', hence translating the topic from obscurity into the worldwide neighborhood of the tutorial learn of faith. This booklet offers a different multidisciplinary exploration of African Traditions within the examine of faith, Diaspora, and Gendered Societies. The e-book is dependent below major sections. the 1st presents insights into the interface among faith and Society. the second one positive factors African Diaspora including formative years and Gender that have now not but featured prominently in reports on faith in Africa.
Contributors drawn from different African and worldwide contexts situate present scholarly traditions of the research of African religions in the purview of educational come across and exchanges with non-African students and non-African contexts. African students enhance the examine of religions from their respective educational and methodological orientations. Jacob Kehinde Olupona stands proud as a pioneer within the socio-scientific interpretation of African indigenous faith and religions in Africa and the recent African Diaspora. This booklet honours his mammoth contribution to an rising box of analysis and research.
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