African Traditional Religions in Contemporary Society

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Index
A
Abasi136
Abbasid 169
Accommodation 181
Acholi65, 67
Actions 124-125
Adam 68
Adaptability 3, 27, 31
Africae Terrarum 131
African

artefacts 144

beliefs 7, 144

Christianity 22

Church of the Holy Spirit 161

African civilizations

secularity in 173

African

cosmology 46

cultures 44, 182

African deities

worship of 116

African ethics 102, 104-105, 107, 125, 131, 134n

communality of 103

African folklore 180
African folklore forms nationalisation of 141
African humanism 141
African Independent Churches

Association 161

African

medicine 179

mythology 167, 180

philosophy 182, 183n

prophetic movement 158

religio-cultural identity of the 54

African religion(s)

comparative study of 154

cultural integration of 22

historical dimension of 22

historicity of 146

phenomenological-hermeneutical interpretations of 3

social influence of 161

spiritual structure of 170

spirituality of 68

view of God in 174

African religious

beliefs 3, 92

experience 2

African religious life essence of 28
African religious movement

(as) revolutionist 153

(as) thaumaturgical 153

African ritual 179

ritual symbolisms 180

social ethics 8

African societies

patriarchal nature of 5

African

spirituality 2, 10, 12, 170-171, 181-182

symbolic systems 21

symbols 144

African tradition

core beliefs and symbols of 144

African

value systems 8

wisdom 63

African worldview 3-4, 64, 182

philosophies of 172

Agni85
Ahriman (See Satan)
Ahura Mazda169
Ajẹpọ57
Ajera 57
Akamba 61, 64-65, 68
Akan 22-23, 74, 83-85, 92 king 177
Akposso 60
Ala 75
Alaafin of Ọyọ 94, 97
Aladura Church 151,160
Ale 75
Ali 169
Al-Jahilliya 1
Allah 114
Allegory 28
Analects 168
Analogy 125

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