Religion and Social Change in West Africa: An Introduction to the Sociology of Religion (2nd edition)
ISBN: 978 9988 626 93 8
With West Africa as the empirical base, the book provides examples of theories and substantive content of religion. It aids academic, specialist and intelligent laypersons to understand and appreciate how religion is intertwined with social, economic and cultural life. The second edition provides detailed discussions of topics such as secularization in West Africa, political use of Islam, the functions and dysfunctions of religious sects and cults, and the motivations for founding them.