Courses Catalogue

African Traditional Religion

COURSE CODE: RED1101
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Arts (Primary), B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Required Readings

  • Blakely, Thomas D., Walter E. A. van Beek, and Dennis L. Thomson,  (1994)  Religion in Africa. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.
  • Benjamin C. Ray, (2000) African Religions: Symbol, Ritual, and  community, University of Virginia. Pearson Publishers.
  • Idowu,E.B. (1973). African traditional Religion, SCM press, London.
  •  Mbiti, J.S  (1975). Introduction to African Religion. 1st edition. Nairobi Heinemann     Educational Books Ltd,
  • Mbiti,J.S. (1999).   African Religions and Philosophy. London  Heinemann,
  • Mugambi, JED. (1990). Comparative Religion. Nairobi; University of Nairobi.
  • Okot p’Bitek, (1970). African Religion in western scholarship .Kampala: East African       literature Bureau.
  • Olupona, Jacob, K.(ed) (1991). African Religion in Contemporary Society, New York:      paragon House
  • Olupona, Jacob K., (2000) African Spirituality: Forms, Meanings and Expressions. New York: Crossroad.
  • Olupona, Jakob K., and Sulayman S. Nyang, (1993). Religious Plurality in Africa: Essays in Honour of John S. Mbiti. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.