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Title African immigrant religions in America / edited by Jacob K. Olupona and Regina Gemignani.

Published New York : New York University Press, c2007.


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 UniM Bail  200.8996073 AFRI    AVAILABLE
Physical description vii, 352 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Communities of believers : exploring African immigrant religion in the United States / Jacob K. Olupona -- 2. African immigrant churches in the United States and the study of black church history / David D. Daniels -- 3. The Andrew syndrome : models in understanding Nigerian diaspora / Ogbu M. Kalu -- 4. Non-Western Christianity in the Western world : African immigrant churches in the diaspora / Akintunde Akinade -- 5. Portable faith : the global mission of African initiated churches / Elias Bongmba -- 6. Gender, identity, and power in African immigrant evangelical churches / Regina Gemignani -- 7. Gender and change in an African immigrant church : an anthropologist and a (former) prophetess reflect / Deidre Helen Crumbley and Gloria Malake Cline-Smythe -- 8. West African Muslims in America : when are Muslims not Muslims? / Linda Beck -- 9. African religious beliefs and practices in diaspora: an ethnographic observation of activities at an Ethiopian Orthodox Christian church in Los Angeles / Worku Nida -- 10. Transnationalism, religion, and the African diaspora in Canada : an examination of Ghanaians and Ghanaian churches / Wisdom J. Tettey -- 11. Singing the Lord's song in a foreign land : spirituality, communality, and identity in a Ghanaian immigrant congregation / Moses Biney -- 12. African immigrant churches and the new Christian right / Mojubaolu Olufunke Okome -- 13. African Muslims in the United States : the Nigerian case / Yushau Sodiq -- 14. Conclusion / Jacob K. Olupona and Regina Gemignani.
Other author Olupọna, Jacob Obafẹmi Kẹhinde.
Gemignani, Regina.
Subject African Americans -- Religion.
Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Emigration and immigration -- Religious aspects.
ISBN 9780814762110 (cloth : alk. paper)
0814762115 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780814762127 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0814762123 (pbk. : alk. paper)