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The Resource African religions & philosophy, [by] John S. Mbiti

African religions & philosophy, [by] John S. Mbiti

Label
African religions & philosophy
Title
African religions & philosophy
Statement of responsibility
[by] John S. Mbiti
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mbiti, John S
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Philosophy, African
  • Africa
Label
African religions & philosophy, [by] John S. Mbiti
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 278-282
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The study of African religions and philosophy -- The concept of time as a key to the understanding and interpretation of African religions and philosophy -- The nature of God -- The works of God -- God and nature -- The worship of God -- Spiritual beings, spirits and the living-dead -- The creation and original state of man -- Ethnic groups, kinship and the individual -- Birth and childhood -- Initiation and puberty rites -- Marriage and procreation -- Death and the hereafter -- Specialists: medicine-men, rainmakers, kings and priests -- Mystical power, magic, witchcraft and sorcery -- The concepts of evil, ethics and justice -- Changing man and his problems -- Christianity, Islam and other religions in Africa -- The search for new values, identity and security
Control code
13667
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 290 pages
Lccn
70076092
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map (on lining papers)
System control number
(WaOLN)533863
Label
African religions & philosophy, [by] John S. Mbiti
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 278-282
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The study of African religions and philosophy -- The concept of time as a key to the understanding and interpretation of African religions and philosophy -- The nature of God -- The works of God -- God and nature -- The worship of God -- Spiritual beings, spirits and the living-dead -- The creation and original state of man -- Ethnic groups, kinship and the individual -- Birth and childhood -- Initiation and puberty rites -- Marriage and procreation -- Death and the hereafter -- Specialists: medicine-men, rainmakers, kings and priests -- Mystical power, magic, witchcraft and sorcery -- The concepts of evil, ethics and justice -- Changing man and his problems -- Christianity, Islam and other religions in Africa -- The search for new values, identity and security
Control code
13667
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 290 pages
Lccn
70076092
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map (on lining papers)
System control number
(WaOLN)533863

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