The “Global Regions” section focuses on understanding how scholars outside of North America understand and practice their research in the field of religion and literature.

This page is still under research. When complete, it will focus on representing Africa-based scholarship, theory, and methodology.


Biobaku, S. Religion in Contemporary African Literature. Ndola: C.C.S., 1966.

Bourget, Carine. The Star, the Cross, and the Crescent: Religions and Conflicts in Francophone
Literature from the Arab World
. Lanham, MD, 2010.

Déjeux, Jean. Le Sentiment religieux dans la littérature maghrébine de langue française. Paris:
L’Harmattan, 1986.

Safoura, Salami-Boukari. African Literature: Gender Discourse, Religious Values, and the
African Worldview
. New York, NY: African Heritage Press, 2012.

Scott, Jamie S. And the Birds Began to Sing: Religion and Literature in Post-Colonial Cultures.
Amsterdam, Netherlands: Brill/Rodopi, 1996.

Umezinwa, Wilberforce A. La Religion dans la littérature africaine: Etude sur Mongo Beti,
Benjamin Matip et Ferdinand
. Kinshasa: Presses univ. du Zaire, 1975.

Waigi Ng’ang’a, Abraham. African Theology and African Literature: A Theological Critique of Wole Soyinka’s Aesthetic Framework for Reconstitiuting African Life and Thought. 2015. Akropong, PhD Disssertation.