A Prophetic Trajectory

A Prophetic Trajectory

Ideologies of Place, Time and Belonging in An Angolan Religious Movement

eBook - 2014
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Combining ethnographic and historical research conducted in Angola, Portugal, and the United Kingdom, A Prophetic Trajectory tells the story of Simão Toko, the founder and leader of one of the most important contemporary Angolan religious movements. The book explains the historical, ethnic, spiritual, and identity transformations observed within the movement, and debates the politics of remembrance and heritage left behind after Toko's passing in 1984. Ultimately, it questions the categories of prophetism and charisma, as well as the intersections between mobility, memory, and belonging in the Atlantic Lusophone sphere.

Publisher: New York :, Berghahn Books,, 2014
©2014
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781782382737
Characteristics: 1 online resource (248 pages) :,illustrations
Additional Contributors: NC Live eBook Central

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