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Elias Bongmba, Rice University, Houston, TX, USA

Deputy Editors
Afe Adogame, Princeton Theological Seminary, USA
Annalisa Butticci, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
Joseph Hellweg, Florida State University, FL, USA
Robert Launay, Northwestern University, IL, USA

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Devaka Premawardhana, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA

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Dianna Bell, University of Cape Town, South Africa

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Andrew Walls † (Edinburgh)

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Olufunke Adeboye, University of Lagos, Nigeria
Akintunde E. Akinade, Georgetown University, Doha, Qatar
Liazzat Bonate, University of the West Indies at St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
Siphiwe Dube, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Cynthia Hoehler-Fatton, University of Virginia, Charlotteville, VA, USA
Alhaji Abdulai Iddrisu, St. Olaf College, Northfield, USA
Victor Igreja, University of Southern Queensland
Chammah J Kaunda, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea
Frederick Klaits, SUNY Buffalo, NY, USA
Tinyiko Maluleke, University of Pretoria, South Africa
David Maxwell, University of Cambridge, UK
Marie Miran-Guyon, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France
Genevieve Nrenzah, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana
Elisha Renne, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Abdoulaye Sounaye, Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin, Germany
Alex Thurston, University of Cincinnati, OH, USA
Abel Ugba, University of Leeds, UK

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The Journal of Religion in Africa, founded in 1967 by Andrew Walls, is interested in all religious traditions and all their forms, in every part of Africa, and it is open to every methodology. Its contributors include scholars working in history, anthropology, sociology, political science, missiology, literature and related disciplines. It occasionally publishes religious texts in their original African language.

Presenting a unique forum for the debate of theoretical issues in the analysis of African religion past and present, the Journal of Religion in Africa also encourages the development of new methodologies. It reviews a very wide range of books and regularly publishes longer review articles on works of special interest. It prides itself on being highly international and is the only English-language journal dedicated to the study of religion and ritual throughout Africa. In an effort to highlight emerging themes in the study of religion in Africa, and promote the outstanding work of younger scholars, it regularly publishes special issues on current topics.

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