Religious change in Zambia : exploratory studies

TitleReligious change in Zambia : exploratory studies
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1981
AuthorsW.M.J. van Binsbergen
Series titleMonographs from the African Studies Centre
Pagination1 - 423
Date Published1981///
PublisherKegan Paul International
Place PublishedLondon [etc.]
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number0-7103-0000-x
KeywordsAfrica, African religions, African studies, Country, history, Zambia

Aim of this volume, which brings together seven studies of religious change in Zambia, is to describe the processes of religious change in this country during the last few centuries. These studies are: 1) Towards a theory of religious change in Central Africa. 2) Possession and mediumship in Zambia: towards a comparative approach. 3) Explorations in the history and sociology of territorial cults in Zambia. 4) Religious change and the problem of evil in Western Zambia. 5) Regional and non-regional cults of affliction in Western Zambia. 6) Ritual, class and urban-rural relations. 7) Cults of affliction in town, and the articulation of modes of production


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