Cultural Traditions

African religions and how they informed Gullah religious ideology

What were the religions of the people that were brought to the Gullah/Geechee region?

Muslim Africans/ Ben Ali/Islam among Gullah (This could possible go into the interesting facts.)

What were some examples of Gullah Muslim Africans? Who was Ben Ali?

Afro-American Christianity among the Gullah

How were African religions/spiritual ideology fused with Euro-American Christianity in America.

Ring-shouts/funerary practices/praise practices

What is a ring-shout? What is its significance? Is it secular or religious in an African sense and how does that compare to the Western European sense of the two?

Last updated: April 14, 2015

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