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THEO 1107 Religion in Africa (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

The course is designed to introduce the variety of African religious experiences within the context of world religions. The significance and contents of Africism as the African autochthonal religion will be outlined. Heterochthonal religions to Africa will be discussed. These include the following: Middle East originating religions, like Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, and those originating in India, like Hinduism, Jainism, Sikhism, and Parseeism. While emphasis will be laid on the impact religion has had on African communities within the context of peace and justice in the world, the course will also consider the role of Africism in a changing Africa.


Instructor(s): Aloysius M. Lugira

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with: AADS1120

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Last Updated: 11-Feb-15