Religion and the transformation of society: a study in social change in Africa 9780521079914, 0521079918

When previously isolated societies come into contact with the outside world they undergo certain obvious changes. Profes

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Religion and the transformation of society: a study in social change in Africa
 9780521079914, 0521079918

Table of contents :
1. Change in scale; 2. The shades, medicines, witchcraft and God; 3. Ritual and symbolism; 4. Moralities; 5. Implications for contemporary society: belief and organisation; 6. Implications for contemporary society: ritual and choice; Bibliography; Index.

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