Traditional African Cosmology and Religions: Shifting Contours and Contested Terrains

Religion 281

Usual Description

This class will explore how African Cosmology (the conception of the origin and nature of the universe) helps to frame the understanding of Traditional African religions (TAR) and their practices as they have emerged in the history of the African continent. It examines the underlying nature of African Religious thought and the role and function of myth and ritual in these religions. The class will investigate indigenized Islam and Christianity as well as western modernity.

Areas of Interest
Africa
Africa
Course Listings

These are all of the listings of this course recorded in the Oberlin course catalog since the fall of 2007.

Listing Semester Professor
Religion 281 Taught by Albert Miller
Religion 281
Religion 281 Taught by Albert Miller
Religion 281 Taught by Albert (A.G.) Miller or Darko Opoku