Harris, William Wade - Research Article from Encyclopedia of Religion

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African Religions, Article on New Religious Movements.

Bibliography

The Prophet Harris by Gordon Mackay Haliburton (London, 1971) is a biography of the Liberian prophet based on both the oral tradition and archival data. René Bureau's Le prophète Harris et la religion harriste (Abidjan, 1971) is a description of the current structure and functioning of the Harrist church today. My book The Religious Revolution in the Ivory Coast: The Prophet Harris and the Harris Church (Chapel Hill, N.C., 1983) is the first complete analysis of the growth and evolution of the Harrist church out of the phenomenal mass movement to Christianity created by William Wade Harris. For an analysis of other religious movements that arose from varying interpretations of the prophet Harris's message by different populations and leaders (e.g., Crastchotche, the Deima church, the churches of Bodjo Aké, Jonas Zaka...

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