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West African traditional religion

John Loglo

West African traditional religion

for "A" level religious studies general paper and African studies

by John Loglo

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Published by J. Loglo in [Accra] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby John Loglo I.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 89/05856 (B)
The Physical Object
Pagination130 p. ;
Number of Pages130
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2261017M
LC Control Number89142853

West African Traditional Religion is a brief Introduction to the student of African religion. As,.;. books on African religions go, it does not break new ground. Beginning by clearing up certain misconceptions and fallacies about African religion, the book goes on . Book Description Ibadan: African Universities Press, Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. pages: illustrations ; 22 cm. Contents: Introduction to West African traditional religion (WATR) -- God in West African belief -- The divinities -- God and man -- The rites of passage -- Magic, medicine and witchcraft -- God and society -- Totemism and secret societies -- The 4/5(1).

  The continued influence of traditional African religion is also evident in some aspects of daily life. For example, in 14 of the 19 countries surveyed, more than three-in-ten people say they sometimes consult traditional healers when someone in their household is sick. This includes five countries (Cameroon, Chad, Guinea Bissau, Mali and. African traditional religion is a spiritual lifestyle followed by millions of people around the world. Some scholars argue it is related to the religion practiced by the African Egyptians during the Dynastic period. The Yoruba, Dagara, and Ibo cultures, particularly as they relate to cosmology, symbolism, and ritual, are fundamental to the traditional religious system. This study examines .

Inter-religious relations, especially, among African Traditional Religion (ATR) worshippers, Muslims and Christians are becoming sources of social tension and violence. For many Africans and Ghanaians, in particular, it is religion more than anything else that shapes their worldview and participation in social life6. The African traditional. EvanM. Zuesse DIVINATION AND DEITY IN AFRICAN RELIGIONS Divination as a spiritual phenomenon has had very little written about it, perhaps due in part to the ready labeling of it as a form of magic and therefore irrational, utilitarian, egoistic, and insuffici- ently "religious." There has also been a tendency to suppose that.


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In addition, there are elements of indigenous religion in African cultural practices. As a result, Africans still feel a significant influence from traditional African cosmologies and beliefs.

At the end of the 20th century, Muslims worshiped throughout much of the continent. West African Traditional Religion Paperback – January 1, by Kofi Asare Opoku (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. GOD IN WEST AFRICAN BELIEF. THE ANCESTORS. Introduction to West African traditional religion (WATR) --God in West African belief --The divinities --God and man --The rites of passage --Magic, medicine and witchcraft --God and society --Totemism and secret societies --The future of West African traditional religion.

Responsibility: T.N.O. Quarcoopome. West African traditional religion. Ibadan, Nigeria: Onibonoje Press & Book Industries, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: J Ọmọṣade Awolalu; P Adelumo Dopamu.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. West African traditional religion by T. Quarcoopome,African Universities Press edition, in EnglishPages: west african traditional religion Download west african traditional religion or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get west african traditional religion book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in. West African Religion: A Study of the Beliefs and Practices of Akan, Ewe, Yoruba, Ibo, and Kindred Peoples.

Geoffrey Parrinder. out of 5 stars 3. African Spirituality: Forms, Meanings and Expressions (World Spirituality) Jacob K. Olupona. out of 5 stars 2. Of Water and the Spirit: Ritual, Magic and Initiation in the Life of an African Cited by: African Religion African Traditional Religion Amadioha Anyanwu Arochukwu Babalawo baby beliefs and practices bless body boys CHAPTER character chief child Christians and Muslims Chukwu convex side covenant covenant-breaker cowries cult cultural dead death deceased deity devotees earth Egungun evolutionists four valves lie fowl girl grove heaven.

INTRODUCTION TO AFRICAN TRADITIONAL RELIGION. Welcome to the summary lecture of African Traditional Religions. This is a 3-hour summary lecture on the basic components of African Traditional Religions. The purpose of this is to help to orient a person who would like to work in the context of Africa.

When we speak of African Traditional Religion, we mean the indigenous religious beliefs 1 J. Mbiti, African Religions and Philosophy, Heineman,p and Frobenius who did thorough research among the Yoruba of South West Nigeria.

By and large they had a much better perception of African Traditional Religion and they saw the relevance of the system of beliefs for African traditional society. The most prominent were R. Rattray, [14] P. Talbot, [15] A. Ellis, [16] and S.

Farrow. [17]. The traditional African understanding and the interpretation of Christianity have deep roots in these fundamental beliefs of the African traditional religions.

This belief, just as in the case of the previous one, has a theological basis – the plurality of divinities (polytheism). West and Central Africa.

The West African area is important because this is where the majority of slaves departed for the New World. Hence large elements of West African, particularly Yoruba, religion (blended with Catholicism) can be found in religions such as Vodun (also known as Voodoo) (Haiti), Candomblè (Brazil) and Santeria (Carribean).

African traditional religion towards other religious beliefs and practices wi ll alwa ys serve as an example for Christians and Muslims as they struggle for mutual co-ex istence.

Format Book Published Ibadan: African Universities Press, Language English ISBN Description p.: ill. ; 22 cm. Notes Bibliography: p. African religion is traditional for the following reasons: (i) It is a religion that evolved from the personal experiences of the peoples of Africa.

(ii) It is a religion that links the people who now live it and practice it with their forebears. basic text on west african traditional religion Download basic text on west african traditional religion or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get basic text on west african traditional religion book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you. Read this book on Questia. African Traditional Religion by Geoffrey Parrinder, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of African Traditional Religion ().

(d) West African Traditional Religion and Conservation of the Environment. (e) The Impact of Urbanization on West African Traditional Religion. New Religious Movements (NRM) in West African Traditional Religion.

(a) Afrikania Missions (Ghana) (b) Godianism (Nigeria) (c) The future of West African Traditional Religion. The concept of God, divinities and spirits in African traditional religious ontology has been so misunderstood by many scholars to the point of seeing Africans as people who did not know the.Religion in Africa is multifaceted and has been a major influence on art, culture andthe continent's various populations and individuals are mostly adherents of Christianity, Islam, and to a lesser extent several traditional African Christian or Islamic communities, religious beliefs are also sometimes characterized with syncretism with the .General Overviews.

African Traditional Religion is a thriving scholarly business, but a serious disconnect exists between contributions that celebrate a generalized African Traditional Religion and those that describe particular religions and aspects of religion on the basis of ethnographic and archival research.