Religion and Everyday Life and Culture 3 Volumes

Forcibly separated from the religious cultures of their African origins, slaves deftly wove new forms of religious life from the materials at hand. In so doing, they gained power through a Christianity that threatened the slave-holding ...

Religion and Everyday Life and Culture  3 Volumes

This intriguing three-volume set explores the ways in which religion is bound to the practice of daily life and how daily life is bound to religion.

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