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Fred Welbourn's Atoms and Ancestors is arguably the best short introduction to African religions available today. You can download it as a free pdf file. Click on the image or here.

Atoms and Ancestors

To view some classic works on African religions, like Henry Callaway's The Religious System of the amaZulu, click here.

To view some videos on African religion click here.

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To view more classic works on African Religions click on the image or here.

Some talks on African religion will be posted here in the near future.


Click on the image or here to read a sample chapter on African religions. To buy the book click here.

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