Download e-book for iPad: African Religion Defined: A Systematic Study of Ancestor by Anthony Ephirim-Donkor

By Anthony Ephirim-Donkor

ISBN-10: 0761868445

ISBN-13: 9780761868446

This version updates the scholarship on ancestor worship—with the addition of 3 new chapters. starting with Akan theology and finishing with sacrifices, the learn examines Akan notion of God, the abosom (gods and goddesses) relative to construction, centrality of the ancestors’ stool because the final spiritual image housing the soul of the Akan, and arranged annual propitiatory festivities conducted one of the Akan in honor of the ancestors (Nananom Nsamanfo) and abosom. The ebook, as a result, serves as a useful source for these attracted to the phenomenon of African faith, since it presents actual perception into ancestor worship in ways in which are significant, functional, systematic, and as a life-style via an Akan conventional ruler (Ↄdikro) and a professor of Africana reviews.

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