Afro American Religious Expressions


Write a 3-4 page essay that addresses one of the themes below. Discuss how the variety of spiritual expressions found in the African American Diaspora have evolved over the years. Paste your response in the assignment submission box, but also include the document file as an attachment by the date listed above. How did prayer, spirit possession, and music in New Orleans churches reflect aspects of traditional African religious practices? What types of spiritual practices evolved from the syncretism of African and European religious expressions? How are African religious elements reflected in modern expressions of African American spirituality and faith? How is food used to unite spiritual congregations in African-American communities?