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Religion and Spirituality in South Africa free pdf Religion and spirituality are closely woven into the fabric of South African public and private life - though not always seamlessly or in matching thread. This book is concerned with the role of religion and spirituality in individual identity and belief, as well as in the public spheres of governance and policy-making. It brings together significant researchers from various disciplinary perspectives, ranging from law and politics to theology, literature and media studies, with the aim of investigating new critical approaches to religion and spirituality, particularly in the postcolony/South. The authors engage seriously with the challenge of accounting for the range and power of religious and spiritual discourses that run through individual and communal identification. We hope that this publication provides stimulation for further thought and work in this crucial area of South African, and postcolonial, study and life.

About Duncan Brown

Duncan Brown is Dean of the Arts Faculty at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa. He is also a Fellow of the University of KwaZulu-Natal and Research Fellow at the Ferguson Centre for African and Asian Studies, Open University, United Kingdom. He has published widely in the field of South African literary and cultural studies and his books include Voicing the Text: South African Oral Poetry and Performance (1998), Oral Literature and Performance in Southern Africa (1999) and To Speak of this Land: Identity and Belonging in South Africa and Beyond (2006).

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Author : Duncan Brown
Publisher : University of KwaZulu-Natal Press
Data Published : 30 April 2009
ISBN : 1869141679
EAN : 9781869141677
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 320 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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