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date: 18 September 2019

African Diasporan Religions  

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Author(s):
Cheryl A. KIRK-DUGGANCheryl A. KIRK-DUGGAN

After West Africans were transported as enslaved persons across the Atlantic, African diasporan religions evolved in the Americas. Focusing on a Supreme Being recognized as the creator of all on Earth, and a community comprising all that is creation, the beliefs of these religions encourage practices of sustainable living. African American churches have been especially central to fostering a stewardship model to support God’s provisions. ...

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