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Author Crumbley, Deidre Helen
Title Spirit, Structure, and Flesh : Gendered Experiences in African Instituted Churches among the Yoruba of Nigeria
Imprint Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, 2008
©2008
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Descript 1 online resource (198 pages)
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Series Africa and the Diaspora: History, Politics, Culture Ser
Africa and the Diaspora: History, Politics, Culture Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Prologue -- Introduction: Spirit, Structure, and Flesh -- 1 Historical Contexts and Engendered Institutional Narratives -- 2 Worshiping with the Aladura: Ritual, Symbol, and Gender -- 3 Gender and Power Within and Without Church Structures -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Index
How does having a female body affect one's experience of indigenized Christianity in Africa? Spirit, Structure, and Flesh addresses this question by exploring the ways ritual, symbol, and dogma circumscribe, constrain, and liberate women in AICs
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Crumbley, Deidre Helen Spirit, Structure, and Flesh : Gendered Experiences in African Instituted Churches among the Yoruba of Nigeria Madison : University of Wisconsin Press,c2008 9780299229146
Subject Yoruba - Rites and ceremonies
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Alt Author Spear, Thomas
Schatzberg, Michael G
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