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Religious Violence in Contemporary Nigeria: Implications and Options for Peace and Stability Order 12943 361 0 67 13371
The Rastafarian movement in South Africa: A religion or way of life? 10287 1070 0 60 11417
Religion as political instrument: The case of Japan and South Africa 8406 427 0 156 8989
Indigenous conceptions of conversion among African Christians in South Africa 8025 297 0 93 8415
Missionary colonial mentality and the expansion of Christianity in Bechuanaland Protectorate, 1800 to 1900 6448 253 0 70 6771
Rethinking religion, magic and witchcraft in South Africa: From colonial coherence to postcolonial conundrum 5323 514 0 110 5947
African Religion and Colonial Rebellion: The Contestation of Power in Colonial Zimbabwe's Chimurenga of 1896-1897 3305 506 0 66 3877
The paradigms of contemporary religious education 2452 314 0 67 2833
A study of literature on the essence of ubungoma (divination) and conceptions of gender among izangoma (diviners) 2376 292 0 83 2751
Ahmad Deedat: The making of a transnational religious figure 1593 656 0 54 2303
Will the real Nigantha Nātaputta please stand up? Reflections on the Buddha and his contemporaries 1211 125 0 955 2291
Equally able, differently looking: discrimination and physical violence against persons with albinism in Ghana 1786 213 0 70 2069
Debating virginity-testing cultural practices in South Africa: a Taylorian reflection 1663 180 0 104 1947
'Now we know that the enemy is from within': Shembeites and the Struggle for Control of Isaiah Shembe's Legacy and the Church 1546 142 0 62 1750
African philosophy of education as a response to human rights violations: Cultivating Ubuntu as a virtue in religious education 1473 184 0 89 1746
Religious Intolerance: The Case of Principals in Multi-faith Schools 1374 136 0 58 1568
A case of hopeless failure: The role of missionaries in the transformation of Southern Africa's indigenous architecture 1124 267 0 93 1484
From religious education to worldview education and beyond: The strength of a transformative pedagogical paradigm 1114 276 0 69 1459
Sexualising the sacred, sacralising sexuality: An analysis of public responses to Muslim women's religious leadership in the context of a Cape Town mosque 1001 322 0 62 1385
A REDCo study: Learners' perspectives on religious education and religious diversity in Catholic schools in South Africa 760 457 0 98 1315
'We are the same but different': Accounts of Ethiopian Orthodox Christian adherents of Islamic Sufi saints 758 457 0 64 1279
An emergent consciousness of the role of christianity on Zimbabwe's Political field: a case of non-doctrinal religio-political actors 931 158 0 72 1161
On top of which mountain does one stand to judge religion? Debates from a Zimbabwean context 828 236 0 57 1121
The New Apostolic Reformation and Christian Zionism 1027 0 0 57 1084
Method and theory in Religious Studies: Retrospect and future prospects 725 212 0 51 988
Attachment theory and religious violence: theorizing adult religious psychopathology 606 140 0 217 963
The political rhetoric in sermons and select social media in three Pentecostal Charismatic Evangelical churches leading up to the 2014 South African election 664 205 0 70 939
Patterns of consumption and materialism among Zimbabwean Christians: A tale of two indigenous churches 567 265 0 85 917
The startling phenomenon of the Western Tibetan Buddhist nun: the challenges faced by Western nuns in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition living outside the traditional Tibetan Buddhist regions 705 126 0 62 893
Homo ethicus: Understanding the human nature that underlies human rights and human rights education 765 66 0 58 889
From dialogue to trialogue: A sociocultural learning perspective on classroom interaction 663 122 0 81 866
Reflections on gender identity in a safe space for transforming classroom praxis 696 97 0 67 860
Peace in the Land of Upright People: Religion and violence in Burkina Faso 671 103 0 53 827
From non-violent protests to suicide bombing: social movement theory reflections on the use of suicide violence in the Nigerian Boko Haram 407 163 0 221 791
The Role of Religion in Violence and Peacebuilding 665 110 0 9 784
The deployment of a 'sacred song' in violence in Zimbabwe: The case of the song 'Zimbabwe Ndeye Ropa Ramadzibaba' (Zimbabwe was/is Born of the Blood of the Fathers/Ancestors) in Zimbabwean Politics 529 172 0 82 783
Refusing to be co-opted? Church organizations and reconciliation in Zimbabwe with special reference to the Christian Alliance of Zimbabwe 2005 - 2013 572 150 0 54 776
A history of resistance: Ivone Gebara's transformative feminist liberation theology 323 308 0 100 731
The moral rearmament activist: P.Q. Vundla's community bridge-building during the boycotts on the Witwatersrand in the mid-1950s 491 102 0 111 704
Religious Indoctrination or Marginalization Theory? Muslim-Christian Public Discourses and Perceptions on Religious Violence in Kenya 579 70 0 54 703
Mapping an interoceanic landscape: Dube and Gandhi in early 20th century Durban, South Africa 556 92 0 52 700
The concept of religion: Defining and measuring contemporary beliefs and practices 568 81 0 21 670
An encroachment of ecological sacred sites and its threat to the interconnectedness of sacred rituals: A case study of the Tonga people in the Gwembe valley 354 201 0 105 660
J.T. Van der Kemp and eighteenth century coded subjectivity 461 100 0 97 658
The classroom, an inadequate mechanism for advancing diversity via religion education in the South African context 457 104 0 89 650
Moving towards understanding one an-other: Cornelia Roux on religion, culture and human rights 409 150 0 67 626
A Timbuktu manuscript expressing the mystical thoughts of Yusuf-ibn-Said 438 88 0 94 620
The African Independent Apostolic Church's Doctrine under Threat: The Emerging Power of Faith-based Organisations' Interventions and the Johanne Marange Apostolic Church in Zimbabwe 495 47 0 42 584
Uses of social theory in comparative Religious Studies: Assessing Chidester's sociological analysis of 'Wild Religion' in post-apartheid South Africa 381 121 0 66 568
Exploring South African girlhoods: The self-identifications of young muslim female learners in post-apartheid South African high schools 411 96 0 58 565
J.T. van der Kemp and his Critique of the Settler Farmers on the South African Colonial Frontier (1799-1811) 402 99 0 62 563
Natality and Motherism: Embodiment within praxis of spiritual leadership 346 156 0 53 555
Insights from Hans Achterhuis Applied to the Violence on LGBT Communities in Uganda 371 114 0 64 549
Secure between God and man: peace, tranquility and sexuality through the pietistic aspirations of believing women 326 161 0 60 547
Civil religious dynamics in José Craveirinha's aesthetisised nationalism 383 92 0 49 524
Transgressive subversions? Female religious leaders in Hinduism 254 214 0 53 521
Displaced Sense: Displacement, Religion and Sense-making 332 102 0 85 519
Reflecting on a Decade of Religion Studies Implementation in the FET Phase: Case Study of Gauteng, South Africa 258 192 0 67 517
'Quinine', 'Ditaola' and the 'bible': Investigating Batswana health seeking practices 332 116 0 68 516
Religion education, intercultural education and human rights: A contribution for Cornelia Roux 383 68 0 63 514
Social Responsibility with Respect to Religion and Migration in South Africa 396 51 0 48 495
Migration and Muslim Identities: Malawians and Senegalese Muslims in Durban, South Africa 385 57 0 50 492
Religious identity and plurality amongst Australian Catholics: Inclusions, exclusions and tensions 342 76 0 70 488
Mapping the curriculum-making landscape of religion education from a human rights education perspective 343 81 0 60 484
A Historical and Critical Overview of Religion and Public Broadcasting in South Africa 371 48 0 53 472
Pentecostals, proselytization and anti-Christian violence in contemporary India 377 67 0 20 464
Invisibilising the victimised: churches in Manicaland and women's experiences of political violence in national healing and reconciliation in Zimbabwe 318 87 0 58 463
Nils Astrup and indigenous African cultures: A study in evolving missionary attitudes 299 58 0 104 461
Discernment and biblical spirituality - An application: discernment in the milieu and wake of Nehemiah 8 327 53 0 77 457
Digital Culture and Religion in Asia 358 85 0 14 457
The study of religion as passionate engagement: The visionary sensibility of talal asad 329 75 0 52 456
Gloria Anzaldúa's El Mundo Zurdo: Exploring a relational feminist theology of interconnectedness 249 106 0 94 449
Continuities and departures: Women's religious and spiritual leadership 317 97 0 24 438
Surfing the shifting boundary between sacred and profane: Confluence, dwelling, and crossing 310 69 0 56 435
Different children, equal citizens and a diverse team of teachers: A safe space for unique persons and equal citizens 280 78 0 73 431
An analysis of the epistemic link between the Catholic religion and violence in Uganda's history 226 96 0 102 424
Interpreting luguru religious practice through colonialist eyes: Child sacrifice and East African dance in Brett Young's The Crescent Moon 273 62 0 86 421
World religions in the world 189 187 0 42 418
Pushing the conceptual boundaries in researching religion in education in diversity: A critical appraisal of Cornelia Roux's work 271 86 0 57 414
Teilhard de Chardin's vision of science, religion and planetary humanity: A challenge to the contemporary world 310 69 0 35 414
Is Samsāra actually the Same as Nirvāṇa? A critical examination of Nāgārjuna's provocative understanding of emptiness 197 112 0 54 363
Stigmatising faith? Differing modes of sanctification in Gian-Carlo Menotti's The Saint of Bleecker Street 254 40 0 64 358
The Ambivalence of Freedom of Religion, and Unearthing the Unlearnt Lessons of Religious Freedom from the Jonestown Incident: A Decoloniality Approach 209 88 0 61 358
J.T. van der Kemp's Link to the British Anti-slavery Network and his Civil Rights Activism on Behalf of the Khoi (1801 - 1803) 211 70 0 68 349
Christian humanism, progressive Christianity and social transformation 266 38 0 35 339
Symbolic Dimensions of 19th Century Dutch Colonial Settlement at the Cape of Good Hope 238 43 0 51 332
Sacred uncertainty: Hope, fear, and the quest for transcendence 174 73 0 57 304
Sacred spaces in virtual places: Locating religion in the financial market 195 51 0 54 300
Indian Asceticism: Power, Violence and Play 217 39 0 12 268
Moral Responsibility and Environmental Conservation in Karamoja Mining Area: Towards a Religious Engagement 174 33 0 47 254
'Why was she born into this white skin?' Curriculum making for remembrance as critical learning in postconflict societies 143 38 0 70 251
The evolution and revolution of feminist ministry: A U.S. Catholic perspective 163 33 0 54 250
Dissent on Core Beliefs: Religious and Secular Perspectives 199 39 0 12 250
Gandhi: A man for our times? 151 62 0 34 247
From "Threads" to Threats: Religion, the public sphere, and why scholars need to keep an eye on online "posts" 136 48 0 59 243
Theology before and after Bishop Robinson's Honest to God (1963) 126 48 0 65 239
Holy Toledo: Muslim-Christian Relations and Catholic Nationalism in Vicente Blasco Ibánez's The Shadow of the Cathedral 117 35 0 58 210
Editorial 170 43 0 20 233
'Make the Circle Bigger': Alternate Discourses of Identity Construction in Black Theologies 153 32 0 42 227
The travelling Rabbi: My African Tribe 168 36 0 21 225
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