The Resource West Africa's women of God : Alinesitoué and the Diola prophetic tradition, Robert M. Baum, (electronic resource)

West Africa's women of God : Alinesitoué and the Diola prophetic tradition, Robert M. Baum, (electronic resource)

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West Africa's women of God : Alinesitoué and the Diola prophetic tradition
Title
West Africa's women of God
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Alinesitoué and the Diola prophetic tradition
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Robert M. Baum
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eng
Summary
West Africa's Women of God examines the history of direct revelation from Emitai, the Supreme Being, which has been central to the Diola religion from before European colonization to the present day. Robert M. Baum charts the evolution of this movement from its origins as an exclusively male tradition to one that is largely female. He traces the response of Diola to the distinct challenges presented by conquest, colonial rule, and the post-colonial era. Looking specifically at the work of the most famous Diola woman prophet, Alinesitoue, Baum addresses the history of prophecy in West Africa and its impact on colonialism, the development of local religious traditions, and the role of women in religious communities
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Midwest
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Baum, Robert M
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299.6832
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Diola (African people)
  • Women prophets
  • Prophecy
  • Prophecy
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adult
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West Africa's women of God : Alinesitoué and the Diola prophetic tradition, Robert M. Baum, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
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MWT11539451
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780253017918
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11539451
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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West Africa's women of God : Alinesitoué and the Diola prophetic tradition, Robert M. Baum, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11539451
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780253017918
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11539451
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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