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Islam in a Zongo - Muslim Lifeworlds in Asante, Ghana

English · Hardback

Will be released 31.12.2020


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Klappentext Drawing on empirical and archival research, this ethnography is an exploration of the diversity and complexity of 'everyday' lived religion among Muslims in Ghana's Asante region, demonstrating the interconnectedness of Islam with people's lives in a zongo community.

About the author

Benedikt Pontzen is an anthropologist and writer who has been carrying out ethnographic and historiographic research in Asante since the early 2000s. Besides his research on Islam, he also works on so-called 'African Traditional Religions', religious encounters, and lived religious diversity in the region. His work has been published in journals, including Africa and the Journal of Religion in Africa, and in edited volumes.

Product details

Authors Pontzen Benedikt Pontzen, Benedikt Pontzen, PONTZEN BENEDIKT
Publisher Cambridge University Press ELT
Languages English
Product format Hardback
Release 31.12.2020, delayed
EAN 9781108830249
ISBN 978-1-108-83024-9
No. of pages 325
Series International African Library
Subjects Humanities, art, music > Religion/theology > Other religions
Non-fiction book > History > Miscellaneous
Social sciences, law, business > Sociology > Sociological theories

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