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Author Lee, Anthony A., 1947-
Title The Baha'i faith in Africa : establishing a new religious movement, 1952-1962 / by Anthony A. Lee.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011.

Series Studies of religion in Africa ; v. 39
Studies on religion in Africa ; v. 39.
Subject Bahai Faith -- Africa -- History.
Series Studies of religion in Africa ; v. 39
Studies on religion in Africa ; v. 39.
Subject Bahai Faith -- Africa -- History.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 279 pages) : illustrations, maps, portraits.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Babi/Baha'i movement -- The African presence at the genesis of the Babi/Baha'i religions -- Opting for the apocalypse: the Baha'i response to the modern crisis in the Middle East and West Africa -- Planting the Baha'i faith in West Africa: the first decade -- The roots of Baha'i conversion in British Cameroons -- British Cameroons: a movement develops -- The Baha'i church of Calabar -- In lieu of a conclusion.
Summary One million Baha'is live in africa. This is the first academic volume to explore the history of this movement on the continent. The book discusses the diverse and contractivory American, Iranian, British, and African contributions to this new religious movement.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789004226005 (electronic bk.)
9004226001 (electronic bk.)
1283327007
9781283327008
9004206841
9789004206847
ISBN/ISSN 9786613327000
OCLC # 777548632
Additional Format Print version: Lee, Anthony A., 1947- Baha'i faith in Africa. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011 9004206841 (DLC) 2011030296 (OCoLC)741751452