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Chapter 2 Perspectives on divination in contemporary subSaharan Africa
An analysis of two myths concerning the origin of circumcision among the Komo of Zaire
A plea for an eclectic use of models in the study of religious change
An ethnographic approach
On the use of legendary chronicles as sources of historical information
Chapter 7 The historical interpretation of myth in the context of popular Islam
The Kongo case
From Zion to the Wilderness in African churches
The Mwari cult and the peasant experience in Southern Rhodesia
Rural rebellion or countersociety?
Chapter 12 Prophets of God or of history? Muslim messianic movements and anticolonialism in Senegal
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