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The Resource African religions & philosophy, John S. Mbiti

African religions & philosophy, John S. Mbiti

Label
African religions & philosophy
Title
African religions & philosophy
Statement of responsibility
John S. Mbiti
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BL2462.5
LC item number
.M36 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
African religions & philosophy, John S. Mbiti
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 272-278) and index
Contents
  • The creation & original state of man
  • Ethnic groups, kinship & the individual
  • Birth & childhood
  • Initiation & puberty rites
  • Marriage & procreation
  • Death & the hereafter
  • Specialists: medicine-men, rainmakers, kings & priests
  • Mystical power, magic, witchcraft & sorcery
  • The concepts of evil, ethics & justice
  • Changing man & his problems
  • Introduction
  • Christianity, Islam & other religions in Africa
  • The search for new values, identity & security
  • The study of African religions & philosophy
  • The concept of time
  • The nature of God
  • The works of God
  • God & nature
  • The worship of God
  • Spiritual beings, spirits & the living-dead
Control code
20723380
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
2nd rev. and enl. ed
Extent
xiv, 288 p.
Isbn
9780435895914
Other physical details
map
Label
African religions & philosophy, John S. Mbiti
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 272-278) and index
Contents
  • The creation & original state of man
  • Ethnic groups, kinship & the individual
  • Birth & childhood
  • Initiation & puberty rites
  • Marriage & procreation
  • Death & the hereafter
  • Specialists: medicine-men, rainmakers, kings & priests
  • Mystical power, magic, witchcraft & sorcery
  • The concepts of evil, ethics & justice
  • Changing man & his problems
  • Introduction
  • Christianity, Islam & other religions in Africa
  • The search for new values, identity & security
  • The study of African religions & philosophy
  • The concept of time
  • The nature of God
  • The works of God
  • God & nature
  • The worship of God
  • Spiritual beings, spirits & the living-dead
Control code
20723380
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
2nd rev. and enl. ed
Extent
xiv, 288 p.
Isbn
9780435895914
Other physical details
map

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