This is an exploration of African religious practice and the relation it bears to African identity. This work takes the problem of faith as its central theme, emphasizing the particular existential tensions dividing, yet uniting the Christian and the African, tensions underlying and creating the dialogues of hybridity or metissage. Heidegger and Sartre are referred to in this exposition. The work is predicated in today's reflection on -- and search for -- 'our' fathers house, one whose many mansions would shelter our ...

Tales of Faith 2001, Athlone Press, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780485174182