New PDF release: African Religion Defined: A Systematic Study of Ancestor

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By Anthony Ephirim-Donkor

ISBN-10: 0761868445

ISBN-13: 9780761868446

This variation updates the scholarship on ancestor worship—with the addition of 3 new chapters. starting with Akan theology and finishing with sacrifices, the examine examines Akan notion of God, the abosom (gods and goddesses) relative to production, 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 e-book, as a result, serves as a useful source for these drawn to the phenomenon of African faith, since it offers genuine 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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