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Dreaming Religion And Society In Africa

Author : M. M. Charles Jedrej
ISBN : 9004089365
Genre : Social Science
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This book explores dream discourse in the negotiation of specialist identity among Zezuru (Zimbabwe), Temne (Sierra Leone), Igbo (Nigeria) and Tukolor (Senegal); in everyday life among Berti (Sudan), Yansi (Zaire) and Ingessana (Sudan); and in the construction of Christian experience in nineteenth-century Yoruba history (Nigeria) and in independent African churches.

The New Science Of Dreaming Cultural And Theoretical Perspectives

Author : Deirdre Barrett
ISBN : 0275990486
Genre : Dreams
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"In this unique set of books, experts in the field from around the globe gather to show the newest and most exciting research and findings related to the biology and psychology of dreaming. Other research featured here describes the biology or psychology of realistic and bizarre dreams, of symbolic images in dreams, and of how differences in gender and personality affect dreams and dreaming. The newest and most extensive source of information on dreaming in existence, this set gives readers insights into how this new science could lead to innovations in the medical, social, technical, and biotech fields."--PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE.

Journal Of Religion In Africa

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105121662584
Genre : Africa
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U S Imprints On Sub Saharan Africa

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ISBN : UOM:39015078735084
Genre : Africa, Sub-Saharan
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Dancing Their Dreams

Author : Helen E. P. van Koevering
ISBN : UOM:39015062462307
Genre : Anglican Communion
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Dancing their Dreams is rooted in theological reflection and missionary perspectives on the lives of the Nyanja women in Niassa province, Northern Mozambique, and on the Anglican Diocese of Niassa in central and southern Mozambique and on the Zimbabwean border. As such it offers a much wider critique of the impacts of the devastation of the war - social, economic, moral, psychological and theological, of the position of women in Mozambique and of the women's situation in relation to theology elsewhere in Africa.

The Oxford Encyclopedia Of African Thought

Author : Abiola Irele
ISBN : 9780195334739
Genre : History
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From St. Augustine and early Ethiopian philosophers to the anti-colonialist movements of Pan-Africanism and Negritude, this encyclopedia offers a comprehensive view of African thought, covering the intellectual tradition both on the continent in its entirety and throughout the African Diaspora in the Americas and in Europe. The term "African thought" has been interpreted in the broadest sense to embrace all those forms of discourse - philosophy, political thought, religion, literature, important social movements - that contribute to the formulation of a distinctive vision of the world determined by or derived from the African experience. The Encyclopedia is a large-scale work of 350 entries covering major topics involved in the development of African Thought including historical figures and important social movements, producing a collection that is an essential resource for teaching, an invaluable companion to independent research, and a solid guide for further study.

Wahrnehmung Und Medialit?t

Author : Erika Fischer-Lichte
ISBN : STANFORD:36105112381715
Genre : Mass media
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International African Bibliography

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ISBN : UOM:39015023712550
Genre : Africa
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Spiritual Dreaming

Author : Kelly Bulkeley
ISBN : UVA:X002698079
Genre : Religion
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A sweeping overview of the varieties of spiritual dream experiences that people have reported throughout history from cultures all over the world.

Behind Closed Eyes

Author : Kasia Maria Szpakowska
ISBN : UOM:39015052976480
Genre : History
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Much has been written about dreams in ancient Egypt, says Szpakowska (Egyptology, U. of Wales-Swansea), but focusing almost entirely on their place in divination and oracles. Partly drawing on newly discovered and published texts, she explores other dimensions, such as emotional responses to dreams, people's own perception of them, their function in politics and religion, and warding off bad dreams and nightmares. Distributed in the US by David Brown Book Company. Annotation c2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com).

Encyclopedia Of Religion

Author : Lindsay Jones
ISBN : UOM:39015059251226
Genre : Religion
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Among Library Journal's picks of the most important reference works of the millennium - with the Encyclopedia Judaica and the New Catholic Encyclopedia - Mircea Eliade's Encyclopedia of Religion won the American Library Associations' Dartmouth Medal in 1988 and is widely regarded as the standard reference work in the field. This second edition, which is intended to reflect both changes in academia and in the world since 1987, includes almost all of the 2,750 original entries - many heavily updated - as well as approximately 600 entirely new articles. Preserving the best of Eliade's cross-cultural approach, while emphasizing religion's role within everyday life and as a unique experience from culture to culture, this new edition is the definitive work in the field for the 21st century. An international team of scholars and contributors have reviewed, revised and added to every word of the classic work, making it relevant to the questions and interests of all researchers. The result is an essential purchase for libraries of all kinds.

Religion Past Present Dev Ezr

Author : Don S. Browning
ISBN : 9004146881
Genre : Religion
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English version of the 4th ed. : Key Features - Standard reference work in the field since the publication of its first edition in 1908 - Strongly international, cross-cultural and ecumenical: over 3,000 authors from 88 countries - Covers an unparalleled breadth of subject matter in theological and biblical studies - Up-to-date research findings and bibliographies make it an indispensable resource for all levels of users - Interdisciplinary: articles cover a wide range of topics from history, archaeology, liturgy, law, bible, music, visual arts, politics, social sciences, natural sciences, ethics, and philosophy - Short definitions and cross-references make for quick and easy searching.

Dream Travelers

Author : R. Lohmann
ISBN : 9781403982476
Genre : Social Science
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In dreams, part of the self seems to wander off to undertake both mundane tasks and marvellous adventures. Anthropologists have found that many peoples take this experience of dreaming at face value, assuming that their spirits literally leave the body to travel, meet other spirits, and acquire valuable knowledge - with dramatic consequence for relationships, social organization, and religions. Dream Travellers is about Melanesian, Aboriginal Australian, and Indonesian peoples who hold this assumption. Several leading anthropologists contribute theoretically and ethnographically rich chapters, showing that attention to these peoples' dream lives deeply enhances our understanding of their cultures and waking lives as well.

The Dream Sourcebook

Author : Phyllis R. Koch-Sheras
ISBN : UOM:49015002827906
Genre : Psychology
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Describes man's historic interest in dreams, their influence on culture, and contempory theories about their function and meaning

Religion In Africa

Author : Thomas Dustin Blakely
ISBN : 0852552076
Genre : Africa
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A major collection on the subject of African religion.

The Dream Sourcebook

Author : Phyllis Koch-Sheras
ISBN : 0737300108
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
File Size : 48. 71 MB
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Traces historic interest in dreams and their influence on culture while examining contemporary theories about their function and meaning

African Folklore

Author : Philip M. Peek
ISBN : 9781135948726
Genre : Reference
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First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Bibliographic Guide To Psychology

Author : New York Public Library. Research Libraries
ISBN : STANFORD:36105026193297
Genre : Occultism
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Prophezeiung Und Heilung

Author : Reiner Mahlke
ISBN : UOM:39015041233910
Genre : Holy Spirit
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African Indigenous Religions And Disease Causation

Author : David Westerlund
ISBN : UOM:39015064763124
Genre : Social Science
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This comparative and historical work provides rich material on religion and disease etiologies among five African peoples (San, Maasai, Sukuma, Kongo and Yoruba) and discusses possible reasons for an important shift from spiritual beings such as deities to living humans like 'witches' as agents of disease.

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