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The Persistence of divination among the Swahili Muslims in Kenya

 

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This book gives a critical analysis of divination as practiced among the Swahili of Kenya coast. Radical changes in lifestyles were not associated with initial Islamization but in latter days Swahili contextualized Islam to recognize some of their cultural practices alongside Orthodox Islam. The belief and practice of divination is among such cultural practices that continue to current times. It is a practice used by some to control their social and physical environment and determine, in some cases knowledge about their future lives. Through manipulation, explanation and prediction, divination is employed to attain this important human goal. However, Orthodox Islam condemns the belief and practice of divination. Data for this study was gathered from Swahili Muslims of Mombasa District Kenya to investigate the persistence of this belief and practice of divination. It will also explain the reasons responsible for the belief in and practice of divination among the Swahili Muslims.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC49099
AuthorEsha Faki Mwinyihaji
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages200
Publishing Year2010-09-26T00:00:00.000
ISBN978-3843353045
Edition1 st
Book TypeComparative religion
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
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