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Title:Religion in Africa: proceedings of [the 2nd Annual] seminar [of] the Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh, 10th-12th April, 1964
Editor:Welbourn, F.B.ISNI
Chapter(s):Present
Year:1964
Pages:130
Language:English
City of publisher:Edinburg
Geographic term:Africa
Subjects:1964
religion
missions
Islam
African religions
conference papers (form)
Abstract:Proceedings of a seminar on religion in Africa. The introductory paper, by F.B. Welbourn, on 'A department of religious studies in an African university' (Makerere University College), is followed by eight papers grouped according to geographical region. West and North Africa: Muslim and Christian separatism in Africa (H.J. Fisher), Hume and North African Islam (E. Gellner) - East Africa: Religion and society amongst the Kuria of East Africa (M. Ruel) - Central Africa: Religion in British Central Africa (G. Shepperson), The early history of independency in Southern Rhodesia (T. Ranger), Livingstonia as an industrial mission, 1875-1900: a study of commerce and Christianity in Nyasaland (K.J. McCracken), The foundations of the Blantyre mission, Nyasaland (A.C. Ross), Malawi rain-cults (T. Price) - Closing paper: Reflections on religion in Africa (W. Montgomery Watt).
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