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Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 04 November 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392309-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9230-9
Series: The public influences of African American churches ;
Published: 11 June 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384793-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8479-3
Published: 12 September 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380405-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8040-5
Published: 27 June 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386711-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8671-1
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 04 November 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392309-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9230-9
Book Chapter

By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... Cecil John Rhodes Zimbabwe African Christianity Thomas Mapfumo mbira ...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 27 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024507-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2450-7
... Chapter 7 charts the African Orthodox Church's growth from its headquarters in South Africa to Kenya between 1928 and 1944. Kikuyu Christians hoped that the church would support their anticolonial agenda to reclaim their ancestral land while advocating for educational sites that would position...
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By Tshepo Masango Chéry
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 27 October 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2450-7
... Ethiopianism African-initiated churches Christianity faith African history ...
Book Chapter

By Tshepo Masango Chéry
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 27 October 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2450-7
... archive antiapartheid apartheid African religion Christianity ...
Book Chapter

By Tshepo Masango Chéry
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 27 October 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2450-7
... UNIA African religion Black church Black nationalism Christianity ...
Book Chapter

By Tshepo Masango Chéry
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 27 October 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2450-7
... African Orthodox Church anticolonial Southern Rhodesia Christianity racial identity ...
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... not pay the required dowry and so never married Mapfumo’s mother. Cecil John Rhodes Zimbabwe African Christianity Thomas Mapfumo mbira ...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373582-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7358-2
... of rural Africans in the Eastern Cape with early twentieth-century studio portraits of African Christians in South African urban centers. These images visualize a tense grammar of colonization and black self-fashioning, and the tense relations of photographic subjects to the ethnographic gazes engendered...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... speculates about the transformation from the practice of African religions to the acceptance of Christianity among early generations of African Americans. Mariah Grant/Grandma Rye Leesburg Georgia fishing African spirituality ...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373230-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7323-0
... on race as the basis of cobelonging. African identities, as doubled and contingent, can be understood only in relation to the continent’s responses to Judeo-Christianity and Islam. Black discourse liberal democracy Africa Judeo-Christianity Islam ...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 27 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024507-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2450-7
... Marking the 1830s rather than the 1870s as the genesis of the Black Christian secessionist movement in South Africa, chapter 2 suggests that Ethiopianism cannot simply be understood from the perspective of African church leaders who abandoned mainline Protestant congregations where they once...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 27 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024507-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2450-7
... limited religious alliances in southern Africa. African Orthodox Church anticolonial Southern Rhodesia Christianity racial identity ...
Published: 11 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375050-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7505-0
... This chapter first documents the surge in Christian conversion among freedpeople amid their continued adherence to the African spiritual practice of obeah, and then explores the prevalence of nonmonogamous informal partnerships over Christian wedlock—both of which complicate any assumptions...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 27 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024507-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2450-7
... despite its global political reach. UNIA African religion Black church Black nationalism Christianity ...
Book Chapter

By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... biological father could not pay the required dowry and so never married Mapfumo’s mother. Cecil John Rhodes Zimbabwe African Christianity Thomas Mapfumo mbira In this chapter, Mapfumo moves to the capital city—then Salisbury, now Harare—to join the family of his mother, step-father, and step...