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A phenomenology of African Christian communities in diaspora

Afe Adogame

Afe Adogame is Senior Lecturer in World Christianity and Religious Studies at the University of Edinburgh, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The African Christian Diaspora : New Currents and Emerging Trends in World Christianity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Introduction This chapter provides a phenomenological expose of the demographic, socio-ethnic constitution, polity and organizational structures typical of several African Christian church communities in the diaspora, but also...

Mircea Eliade, Joachim Wach, and Chicago: an Interview With DavÍd Carrasco

Charles H. Long

Charles H. Long is Emeritus Professor of Religious Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, USA. He is the author of Significations: Signs, Symbols, and Images in the Interpretation of Religion (1986). Over a long career, Long held professorial positions at the University of Chicago, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University, and Syracuse University. In addition, he has served as a visiting professor at Tsukuba University in Japan, the University of Queensland in Australia, and Capetown University in South Africa. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Collected Writings of Charles H. Long : Ellipsis

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...CARRASCO: Okay, so during the next thirty years, Eliade became famous and a prime mover in the rise of religious studies in universities in the United States, altering the way students came to understand the power and richness of the place...

Historiography of new African Christianities in diaspora

Afe Adogame

Afe Adogame is Senior Lecturer in World Christianity and Religious Studies at the University of Edinburgh, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The African Christian Diaspora : New Currents and Emerging Trends in World Christianity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Introduction The historiography of the new African Christianities in Europe and North America can be divided into several historical epochs, with each phase characterized by distinctive features while also sharing affinities shaped...

Speaking in public: The problem of theistic language for collective life

Anthony B. Pinn

Anthony B. Pinn is Agnes Arnold Professor of Humanities and Professor of Religious Studies at Rice University, USA. He is Founding Director of the Center for Engaged Research and Collaborative Learning (CERCL), and Director of Research at the Institute for Humanist Studies, Washington DC, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Humanism : Essays on race, religion, and cultural production

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Having given attention to various dimensions of humanism with/in cultural worlds, I now turn attention to the issue of language—the grammar and vocabulary used to express public life. I do so by turning to the presidency of Barack Obama...

Introduction

Charles H. Long

Charles H. Long is Emeritus Professor of Religious Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, USA. He is the author of Significations: Signs, Symbols, and Images in the Interpretation of Religion (1986). Over a long career, Long held professorial positions at the University of Chicago, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University, and Syracuse University. In addition, he has served as a visiting professor at Tsukuba University in Japan, the University of Queensland in Australia, and Capetown University in South Africa. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Collected Writings of Charles H. Long : Ellipsis

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Beginnings This collection of essays covers the span of my academic career. I have arranged them into four major topics: (1) America and the Interpretation of Religion; (2) Theory and Method in the Study of Religion; (3) African American...

Real recognize real: Aporetic flows and the presence of New Black Godz in hip hop

Monica R. Miller

Monica R. Miller is Assistant Professor of Religion & Africana Studies, Director of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Lehigh University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Religion in Hip Hop : Mapping the New Terrain in the US

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Participant at the filming of Jay-Z’s “Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film” (2013).The above epigraph comes from a participant and spectator at the filming of Jay-Z’s “Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film” (2013), left in awe after having...

African Americans living li(f)e

Anthony B. Pinn

Anthony B. Pinn is Agnes Arnold Professor of Humanities and Professor of Religious Studies at Rice University, USA. He is Founding Director of the Center for Engaged Research and Collaborative Learning (CERCL), and Director of Research at the Institute for Humanist Studies, Washington DC, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Humanism : Essays on race, religion, and cultural production

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...The first chapter worked through a typology of African American humanism and its relationship to issues of race and racism. It explored two modes of humanism, while the concern in this chapter and the rest of the volume is restricted...

God complex, complex gods, or God’s complex: Jay-Z, poor black youth, and making “The Struggle” divine

Religion in Hip Hop : Mapping the New Terrain in the US

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...This essay is based on a keynote lecture delivered by Dr. Michael Eric Dyson at The CUNY Graduate Center in November 2011, hosted by The Committee for the Study of Religion, as part of the Black American Popular Religion Conference. Section...

Muslims in the modern west

Edward E. Curtis

Edward E. Curtis IV is Millennium Chair of the Liberal Arts & Professor of Religious Studies at the Indiana University School of Liberal Arts in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. He is the author or editor of several books about Islam, American religions, and Africana studies, including The Columbia Sourcebook of Muslims in the United States (2009) and Muslims in America: A Short History (2009). Curtis is the recipient of Carnegie, Fulbright, Mellon, and National Endowment for the Humanities fellowships. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Reader on Islam in the West

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Edward E. Curtis IV, “Why Muslims Matter to American Religious History, 1730–1945” (2012) In this introduction to the establishment and development of Islam as a North American religion, volume editor Edward Curtis shows how...

Zombies in the hood: Rap music, Camusian absurdity, and the structuring of death

Anthony B. Pinn

Anthony B. Pinn is Agnes Arnold Professor of Humanities and Professor of Religious Studies at Rice University, USA. He is Founding Director of the Center for Engaged Research and Collaborative Learning (CERCL), and Director of Research at the Institute for Humanist Studies, Washington DC, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Religion in Hip Hop : Mapping the New Terrain in the US

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...How does it feel to be a problem?—W. E. B. Du Bois, from the Souls of Black FolkWalkin’ talking dead, though we think we’re living (black zombies)—Nas, from “Black Zombie”W. E. B. Du Bois frames as a “problem” the presence of African...