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Author: Ambra Formenti

conversations. I return to this subject later; for the moment, it is sufficient to note that vison has to do with individual and collective aspirations, dreams of a better life, hopes and drive to the future. All of these issues have been the focus of a recent academic concern regarding the multiple and

In: Journal of Religion in Africa

him and his wife since their children were grown and living elsewhere. He owned many things that were out of reach of the average Tamatave resident, such as cars, motor scooters, a refrigerator, and a computer, yet Marc revealed that his life had not always been so fortunate: M: I don’t know how

In: Journal of Religion in Africa

connected to the Divine Life Society in Rishikesh in India. It is not controlled by any established hierarchical authority, local or international, as is the case with ISKCON . 1 The HMA is headed by a Ghanaian swami and is the fastest-growing Hindu organisation in the country. Belonging to the Smarta

In: Journal of Religion in Africa
Author: Kate Kingsbury

(Guèye 2002:56). The Mourides are a uniquely Senegalese Sufi order who account for approximately a third of the nation’s population 1 . There are also numerous Mouride migrants living abroad (Bava 2003, Riccio 2006). The city now boasts the largest mosque in West Africa, known as La Grand Mosquée

In: Journal of Religion in Africa