HIST650 - TOPICS IN AFRICAN HIST: REL ENCOUNTERS/AFR HIST

Description: 
Religious Encounters in African History This seminar is designed to provide an understanding of the rich history of interactions between followers of African Traditional Religions (ATRs) and the world religions of Islam and Christianity on the continent of Africa. We pay particular attention to the religious traditions Africans brought to the encounter with Islam and Christianity and the new meanings they infused into them. Reading materials will be drawn from the writings of historians, anthropologists, sociologists, and specialists in religious studies.
Instructors: 
BABOU, CHEIKH
Day and Time: 
F 0200PM-0500PM
Room: 

COLLEGE HALL 315A

Activity: 
SEM
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