The Renaissance of African Spiritualities vis-à-vis Christianity: Adopting the Model of Mutual Enrichment

  title={The Renaissance of African Spiritualities vis-{\`a}-vis Christianity: Adopting the Model of Mutual Enrichment},
  author={K. C. Nweke},
  journal={Studies in Religion/Sciences Religieuses},
  pages={237 - 257}
  • K. C. Nweke
  • Published 2019
  • Sociology
  • Studies in Religion/Sciences Religieuses
  • Christianity has been dominant in many parts of Africa especially since its colonial contact. Recently, however, there is a surge of interest in reviving indigenous spiritualities among Africans, both in Africa and in the diaspora. In Lagos, Nigeria, for example, shrines compete with churches and mosques for adherents and positions. Among the Igbos, a form of convenient interreligiousness has been developed in the society. When issues of practical expediency arise, the Christian would have the… CONTINUE READING


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