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Dreaming, Religion and Society in Africa (Studies of Religion in Africa)

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Published by Brill Academic Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Ethnic or tribal religions,
  • Sleep & dreams,
  • Spirituality,
  • Interior Design - General,
  • Dreams,
  • Psychology Of Religion,
  • Self-Help,
  • Sociology,
  • Africa,
  • Psychology,
  • Dreams - General,
  • History,
  • Africans,
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Religious aspects

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsM. C. Jedrej (Editor), R. Shaw (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9076069M
    ISBN 109004089365
    ISBN 109789004089365

    Ancestors in the African context One of the main reasons why ancestor practices play such a prominent role in African religions is because Africa languishes under the yoke of the fear of spirits. Their views of the spirit-world is contrasted in many aspects against the New Testament teachings.   Each of the ten chapters of the book is devoted to a different religious tradition (or family of traditions) and its historical teachings about dreams, including Hinduism, Chinese religions, Buddhism, religions of the Fertile Crescent, Greek and Roman religions, Christianity, Islam, and the indigenous cultures of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas.

      Religion is a pervasive and significant cultural phenomenon, so people who study culture and human nature have sought to explain the nature of religion, the nature of religious beliefs, and the reasons why religions exist in the first have been as many theories as theorists, it seems, and while none fully captures what religion is, all offer important insights on the nature of.   For a Hindu mystic, dream interpretation can provide a window into the s, characters, and emotions that appear in a person's dreams all take on symbolic meanings to be analyzed and interpreted. Some symbols are harbingers of great .

    I discovered Achebe between the Rough Guides to Africa in a travel bookshop. I was young, browsing, dreaming of a holiday, when I picked out a slim book called Things Fall Apart. It was obviously Author: Poppy Adams. Big dreams: the science of dreaming and the origins of religion / Kelly Bulkeley. BF B An introduction to the psychology of dreaming / Kelly Bulkeley.


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Dreaming, Religion and Society in Africa (Studies of Religion in Africa) by Jedrej (Editor), Shaw (Editor) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Author: Jedrej. Studies on religion in Africa, 7 Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subject headings Dreams. Africans--Psychology. Dreams--Religious aspects. Africa, Sub-Saharan--Religious life and customs. ISBN (hard: alk. paper). Dreaming, Religion and My Searches (0) Cart (0) brill American Studies Ancient Near East and Egypt Art History Asian Studies Book History and Cartography Biblical Studies Classical Dreaming Education History Jewish Studies Literature and Cultural Studies Languages and Linguistics.

The book series Studies of Religion in Africa covers the historical, empirical, and analytical comparative works on the religious worlds of Africans and people of African descent both within and outside the African continent. Contributions to the series include the fields of African religions, Christianity, Islam, and other historical and contemporary religious movements and their interactions.

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These are all picture book biographies about people who never gave up, who went after their dreams, even when they might have seemed impossible to others.In this book the author points the Pentecostal church in Africa back to its missionary roots.

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