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The New religions of Africa / [electronic resource] Bennetta Jules-Rosette, editor.

Contributor(s): Jules-Rosette, Bennetta.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Modern sociology. Publisher: Norwood, N.J. : Ablex Pub. Corp., c1979Description: xxii, 248 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0893910147; 9780893910143.Subject(s): Africa -- Religion | Cults -- Africa | Godsdiensten | Godsdienstige bewegingen | Cultes -- Afrique | Afrique -- ReligionDDC classification: 301.5/8 Other classification: 11.09 | 73.55 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Contents:
Symbols of power and change: an introduction to new perspectives on contemporary African religion / Bennetta Jules-Rosette -- Sande: the public face of a secret society / Carol P. MacCormack -- The social organization of knowledge in Kpelle ritual / Beryl L. Bellman -- The position of women in the Sisala Divination cult / Eugene L. Mendonsa -- Ritual protrait of a Ga medium / Marion Kilson -- Woment in the Harrist movement / Sheila S. Walker -- The women on the beach and the man in the bush: leadership and adepthood in the Twelve Apostles Movement of Ghana / Paul Breidenbach -- Women as ceremonial leaders in an African church: the apostles of John Maranke / Bennetta Jules-Rosetta -- The Masowe Vapostori of Seki / Clive Kileff & Margaret Kileff -- Man and woman in the teachings of the Jamaa movement / Johannes Fabian -- Conversion, life crises, and stability among women in the East African revival / Catherine Robins -- Islam, sex roles, and modernization in Bobo-Dioulasso / Lucy Quimbly -- Conclusions: The Arcadian wish: toward a theory of contemporary African religion / Bennetta Jules-Rosette.
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Bibliography: p. 231-240.

Includes indexes.

Symbols of power and change: an introduction to new perspectives on contemporary African religion / Bennetta Jules-Rosette -- Sande: the public face of a secret society / Carol P. MacCormack -- The social organization of knowledge in Kpelle ritual / Beryl L. Bellman -- The position of women in the Sisala Divination cult / Eugene L. Mendonsa -- Ritual protrait of a Ga medium / Marion Kilson -- Woment in the Harrist movement / Sheila S. Walker -- The women on the beach and the man in the bush: leadership and adepthood in the Twelve Apostles Movement of Ghana / Paul Breidenbach -- Women as ceremonial leaders in an African church: the apostles of John Maranke / Bennetta Jules-Rosetta -- The Masowe Vapostori of Seki / Clive Kileff & Margaret Kileff -- Man and woman in the teachings of the Jamaa movement / Johannes Fabian -- Conversion, life crises, and stability among women in the East African revival / Catherine Robins -- Islam, sex roles, and modernization in Bobo-Dioulasso / Lucy Quimbly -- Conclusions: The Arcadian wish: toward a theory of contemporary African religion / Bennetta Jules-Rosette.

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