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Tales of Faith : Religion As Political Performance in Central Africa (Hardcover) (V. Y. Mudimbe)

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This book explores African religious practice and its relation to African identity. It takes the problem of faith as its central theme, emphasizing the particular existential tensions dividing yet uniting the Christian and the African. Drawing on Heidegger and Sartre, it analyses these tensions underlying and creating the dialogues of hybridity or metissage.
Number of Pages: 256
Genre: Political Science, Philosophy
Series Title: Religious Studies: Bloomsbury Academic Collections
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Academic
Author: V. Y. Mudimbe
Language: English
Street Date: October 6, 2016
TCIN: 51734958
UPC: 9781474281386
Item Number (DPCI): 248-30-3442
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