Download PDF by Anthony Ephirim-Donkor: African Religion Defined: A Systematic Study of Ancestor

By Anthony Ephirim-Donkor

This version 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 perception of God, the abosom (gods and goddesses) relative to production, centrality of the ancestors’ stool because the final non secular 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 booklet, as a result, serves as a useful source for these attracted 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 reports.

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