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West Africa's Women of God

Alinesitoué and the Diola Prophetic Tradition

West Africa's Women of God( )
Author: Baum, Robert M.
ISBN:978-0-253-01788-8
Publication Date:Nov 2015
Publisher:Indiana University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

West Africa's Women of God examines the history of direct revelation from Emitai, the Supreme Being, which has been central to the Diola religion from before European colonization to the present day. Robert M. Baum charts the evolution of this movement from its origins as an exclusively male tradition to one that is largely female. He traces the response of Diola to the distinct challenges presented by conquest, colonial rule, and the post-colonial era. Looking specifically...
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Book Details
Pages:306
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Christianity / Pentecostal & Charismatic
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:1.08 Pounds



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