A Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2002.
This important new reference covers African and African-American religion in sub-Saharan Africa, North America, South America, and the Caribbean, and provides vital insights into its growing worldwide influence in Europe, Asia and the South Pacific. Entries encompass individuals, concepts, specific religions, religious movements and churches, and include: Akan, Aladura, Azusa Street Mission, Black theology, candomble, Dominican vodun, the Harrist movement, Jamaa, Macumba, Mission des Noirs, Mt. Sinai Holy Church, Nuer, Pentecostalism, Pocomania, Santeria, Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Unification Church, Yoruba, and many more. Photos, illustrations, and source material round out the package.
Sample entries includeSpiritualism Rastafari Big Drum Dance of Carriacou Diabolism Mission Schools Revival Universal Hagar's Spiritual Church Abyssinian Baptist Church Ahmadiyya Movement Black Jewish Movements Black Catholics in the US Christian Evangelism in Africa Church of God in Christ Divination Ifa Kongo Religion Macumba