Catalogue


African sacred spaces : culture, history, and change /
edited by 'BioDun J. Ogundayo. and Julius O. Adekunle.
imprint
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2019]
description
vi, 261 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN
1498567428, 9781498567428, 9781498567435
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imprint
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2019]
isbn
1498567428
9781498567428
9781498567435
contents note
Introduction / Julius O. Adekunle and 'BioDun J. Ogundayo -- Ambiguous conquest in the sixteenth-century Spanish Atlantic world: the personal journey of Esteban de Dorantes / Kevin Young -- History and the sacred: the royal tombs of Igboho / Julius O. Adekunle -- Rituals and African space: funeral rites and intergenerational transmission of poverty / Donald O. Omagu -- Sacred spaces and ritual performances in Ejaghamland of Cameroon / Emmanuel M. Mbah and Atom Victor Ntui -- Masjid: sacred space in Nigerian Islam / Muhammadu Mustapha Gwadabe and Muhammad Kyari -- The metaphysics of space in Yoruba traditional religion / 'BioDun J. Ogundayo -- Sacred spaces: mountains in Yoruba spirituality / Enoch Olujide Gbadegesin -- Tradition and modernity: the dynamics of the management of Osun sacred groves in Osogbo, Nigeria / Saheed Balogun Amusa -- African sacred groves and sustainability: reflections on Zimbabwe's Chirinda Forest and Guhune Mountain / Fortune Sibanda -- Space, art, and religion in Changó, el gran putas / Haakayoo N. Zoggyie -- Islam and ancient sacred places in Hausaland / Mukhtar Umar Bunza and Adamu Musa Kotorkoshi -- Sacred space and time on an African university campus / Oluwasegun Peter Aluko.
abstract
This book focuses on space in African and Black religion and spirituality through the lenses of area studies, African and black diaspora studies, history and culture, cultural studies, ecotourism, environmentalism, and sustainability--Provided by publisher.
catalogue key
12251854
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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