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Religion in Africa was based in animalistic view points before other religions entered the country. This article talks about religion in Africa.

World Heritage in Danger - The old city of Jerusalem. Among its 220 historic monuments, the Dome of the Rock stands out: built in the 7th century, it is decorated with beautiful geometric and floral motifs. It is recognized by all three religions as the site of Abraham's sacrifice.

African "Juju costume". Cross River Egbo Society. Image taken from a lecture given by Carl Meinhof on African Religion in Hamburg, 1912. Shaman, ritual, costume

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Yoruba African Orishas Poster

Pictures With All The Orishas | Orishas Poster Photograph by James C Lewis - Yoruba African Orishas ...

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Muslim vs Christians in Nigeria | Islam in Africa Map See map details From lib.utexas.edu Created 1987

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Mauritius (pronounced Mar-ish-us). A small island country off the east coast of Africa. This rich island seems comparable to a Caribbean island getaway... except a large amount of the locals in Mauritius are of Indian descent with either a Hindu or Islamic background and so the food served at restaurants often follow the rules of these religions. Cool! This map shows some popular tourist attractions. Hopefully I can use this one day.

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There should be more Mayan Calendar-inspired stuff in general. Make it happen, designers!

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Voodoo is an animist religion that consecrates a cult to Loas (gods) and to the ancestors. Voodoo originated in Africa, specifically with the Fon, Yoruba, and Ewe tribes. Geographically, those ethnic groups can be found throughout Ghana, Togo, Benin, and Nigeria. More than a religion or a cult of death, voodoo plays a major role in everyday life through the symbolization of the African traditions for the Haitian people. Read more…

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Africa | An Egungun during the Voodoo ceremony in Benin. Voodoo is an official religion in Benin and means spirit or deity. It origin is from Benin, but is an indigenous organised religion of coastal West Africa, from Togo to Benin. "Although the west like to believe that voodoo is some sort of 'black magic' that is evil, in West Africa, the voodoo religion is one of respect and peace." | Caption and Image © Anthony Pappone.

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The spiritual aspect of the environment is what has been lost in the great debate about the way we live, the environmental movement has not understood the power of concepts such as love and reverence, which are not to be confused with religion, and it is often driven by doom, gloom and disaster. ---Satish Kumar via She Sings to the Stars (Image: Aerial photography of saltworks in Niger by George Steinmetz)

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