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African Religion

Black Savagery and "Voodoo" Horror at Universal Studio's Bayou of Blood

Saumya Arya Haas | Posted 12.17.2014 | Religion
Saumya Arya Haas

If scholars and adherents of Vodou are to be believed, consistent portrayals of 'voodoo' practitioners as barbaric, violent and most of all as African-American, not only influences public perception of our religion, but perception of African-Americans.

Ancient African Religion Finds Roots In America | Posted 10.26.2013 | Black Voices

In the suburbs of Seattle, an ancient West-African religion is gaining followers. Yoruba, from the Yoruba people of Nigeria, has been spreading across...

The Council On Foreign Relations Religion And Foreign Policy Series: Electoral And Religious Conflict In Africa

Erik Owens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Erik Owens

As we watch the events unfold in Africa over the next eight weeks, keep a careful eye on the shifting national and religious identities -- and the rhetoric that masks and reveals them.

Survey Finds Africa Is Most Religious Part Of World

Religion News Service | Chika Odoua | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

WASHINGTON (RNS) Researchers say they've found the most religious place on Earth--between the southern border of the Sahara Desert and the tip of Sout...

African Religion & God's Transcendent Love for LGBT People

Diana Butler Bass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Diana Butler Bass

When you watch the World Cup, know that behind it is the living, beat heart of Africa -- the most religious continent in the world, a place where God is challenging all God's children to live together as extended family.