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A philosophical analysis of the Igbe religious experience in Nigeria

A. O. Echekwube

A philosophical analysis of the Igbe religious experience in Nigeria

a research report

by A. O. Echekwube

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Published by Aigbos in Benin City .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nigeria -- Religion.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 28-29).

    Statementby A.O. Echekwube.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMLCS 96/10585 (B)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 29 p. ;
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL891693M
    ISBN 109783089730
    LC Control Number95181927
    OCLC/WorldCa33025248

    The setting in Nigeria around the turn of the 19th century is extremely important; it allows Okonkwo’s life to straddle the pre- and post-European imperial era. Because Okonkwo experiences both periods, we the reader have a window into the dramatic changes that occurred in Igbo culture and society as a result of imperialism. For example, we. The traditional African religions (or traditional beliefs and practices of African people) are a set of highly diverse beliefs that includes various ethnic religions. Generally, these traditions are oral rather than scriptural, include belief in an amount of higher and lower gods, sometimes including a supreme creator, belief in spirits, veneration of the dead, use of magic and traditional. Philosophy Project Topics and Materials Bravoprojecthelp has lots of high quality project materials on philosophy. Click to view any of the topics below: Plato`s concept of the ideal state:the Nigerian experience Ethical consequences of Machiavelli’s Ends justifies the means Amelioration of African predicament:“Negritude”, a case study A philosophical study of the niger delta crisis in .


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A philosophical analysis of the Igbe religious experience in Nigeria by A. O. Echekwube Download PDF EPUB FB2

The first chapter is the introduction. The second chapter examines the notion and dynamics of religious experience, as was posited by Andre Godin. Chapter three is devoted to a philosophical analysis of the Nigerian religious experience (Christian perspective), in relation to the ideas of Andre Godin.

A PHILOSOPHICAL EXAMINATION OF THE NIGERIAN RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE IN THE LIGHT OF ANDRE GODIN’S IDEAS CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Majority of the humans in the world are born into one religion or the other.[1] The environment in which we live is densely religious.

Chapter three is devoted to a philosophical analysis of the Nigerian religious experience (Christian perspective), in relation to the ideas of Andre Godin.

Chapter four is an effort to reconcile the experience of God with the end of religion. In this chapter also we shall evaluate the whole essay. Statement Of The ProblemAuthor: Chrisantus Oden. The greatest challenge confronting the notion of Supreme Being in Igbo thought is the absence of a religious document like the Christian Bible or the Moslem Quran.

However, Christian missionaries, anthropologists and philosophers have done much research. This paper examines these early researches on Supreme Being in Igbo thought. IKOLO: AN IGBO IDIOPHONE OF INDIGENOUS RELIGIOUS SACRED SOUND AMONG THE AGULERI PEOPLE OF ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA.

MADUKASI FRANCIS CHUKS. Thesis is submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for the. Doctorate Degree of Philosophy in African Theology. SCHOOL OF RELIGION, PHILOSOPHY AND CLASSICS. UNIVERSITY OF KWAZULU-NATAL. RELIGION, MORALITY, AND THE REALITIES OF THE NIGERIAN EXPERIENCE Dr.

Christopher Agulanna Department of Philosophy University of Ibadan Ibadan, Nigeria INTRODUCTION Nigerians are highly religious.

This may be the least controversial claim anyone could make about the nature and practice of religion in Nigeria. But the truth of the claimFile Size: 98KB. A consideration of.

Igbo religious practices will be Undertaken through the same method of analysis accompanied by an interpretative reading. A discussion of some relevant parts of Igbo religious practice does not mean that we lose sight of the fact that we are doing metaphysics, not theology.

To inquire metaphysically intoFile Size: 1MB. A PHILOSOPHICAL APPRAISAL ON THE IGBO TRADITIONAL SYSTEM OF CHILD UPBRINGING, VIS-À-VIS THE CONTEMPORARY SYSTEM A PHILOSOPHICAL EXAMINATION OF THE NIGERIAN RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE IN THE LIGHT OF ANDRE GODIN’S IDEAS ZIK’S NEO-WELFARISM: A VIABLE OPTION FOR THE NIGERIAN STATE.

Religious experience has a gradual and progressive development in the history of a race, nation and society. In Nigeria, there are three A philosophical analysis of the Igbe religious experience in Nigeria book religions namely: African traditional religion, Islam and Christianity.

Each of the religions has a religious experience and historical background. Religious experiences can be characterized generally as experiences that seem to the person having them to be of some objective reality and to have some religious import.

That reality can be an individual, a state of affairs, a fact, or even an absence, depending on the religious tradition the experience. Chapter three is devoted to a philosophical analysis of the Nigerian religious experience (Christian perspective), in relation to the ideas of Andre Godin. Chapter four is an effort to reconcile the experience of God with the end of religion.

In this chapter also we shall evaluate the whole essay. Statement Of The Problem. Executive Summary My hermeneutical inquiry of traditional African religions and philosophy presents the complex religious practices of the Igbo people of Nigeria and explains how their ethics of.

A study of Igbo ritual symbolism is of primary significance to the systematic reconstruction of Igbo traditional religious experience and life. As the clearest visible expression of the corpus of 2/5(1).

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Things Fall Apart is all about the “collapse, breaking into pieces, chaos, and confusion” (Alimi ) of traditional Igbo culture that suffers at the hand of the white man’s arrival in Umuofia along with his religion.

The views about life that the white men have are totally different from the views that the Igbo. A PHILOSOPHICAL EXAMINATION OF THE NIGERIAN RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE IN THE LIGHT OF ANDRE GODIN’S IDEAS CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Majority of the humans in the world are ZIK’S NEO-WELFARISM: A VIABLE OPTION FOR THE NIGERIAN STATE.

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Emeka C. Ekeke University of Calabar Nigeria [email protected] Abstract There has been a divergent view regarding the concept and philosophy of African Traditional Religion.

Some have seen Africans as not having the capacity to reason on the. Philosophy project topics and Materials for dissertation, thesis and essay in Philosophy department for OND, HND, BSC, MSC, MA and PHD students. A PHILOSOPHICAL EXAMINATION OF THE NIGERIAN RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE IN THE LIGHT OF ANDRE GODIN’S IDEAS GLOBALIZATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA: A PHILOSOPHICAL ANALYSIS:.

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She notes further that “Igbo began to diverge from other related languages, such as Edo and Yoruba 4, years ago” (Isichei,p. 3).The Igbo language of course is the language spoken in Nigeria by people who are located predominantly in the southeastern part of by: 4.

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9 Probst, Peter, ‘The Letter and the Spirit: literacy and religious authority in the history of the Aladura movement in Western Nigeria’, in Africa (London), 59, 4, Cited by: The concept of God, divinities and spirits in African traditional religious ontology has been so misunderstood by many scholars to the point of seeing Africans as people who did not know the.

This book explores in depth Ikpu-ala as a social justice value in the Igbo social justice system. The traditional social justice concept of ikpu-ala provides an important conceptual framework through which adult Igbo Christians can engage in a critical and conscious theological reflections upon how they can make the Igbo Christian community fully authentic and faithful to the Gospel of Jesus Author: Okey Jude Uche.

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New York: Exposition Press. Appiah, K. African traditional religions. Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Bedu-Addo, J. a philosophical examination of the nigerian religious experience in the light of andre goding’s ideas. zik’s neo-welfearism: a viable option for the nigeian state.

a philosophical look into religion and freewill in the light of james william. utilitarianism in john stuart mill (a. It is hoped that the analyses of the challenges posed by atheism and humanism in a globalized world will balance ideas, views, attitudes and behaviour that will reposition Igbo religious beliefs, values and practices in line with the proposed theistic humanism associated with Igbo culture in particular and African culture in : Chizaram Onyekwere, Oliver Uche.

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Click Download or Read Online button to get the concept of man in igbo myths book now. This site is like a library, Use. Odinani (Igbo: ọ̀dị̀nànị̀) comprises the traditional religious practices and cultural beliefs of the Igbo people of southern Nigeria. Odinani has monotheistic and panentheistic attributes, having a single God as the source of all things.

Although a pantheon of spirits exists, these are lesser spirits prevalent in Odinani. This book is a collection of essays devoted to Igbo medicine issues in contemporary Nigeria. Over the years, the author has through teaching, research, and publications made useful contributions to the field of endogenous knowledge and healing system.

John Hick is well-known among philosophers and theologians for his philosophy of religious pluralism. Before proposing his theory of religious pluralism, however, he has made major contributions in religious epistemology and other religio-philosophical issues.

His later philosophy of religious pluralism is based on his earlier proposal on religious by: 1. Religion is a social-cultural system of designated behaviors and practices, morals, worldviews, texts, sanctified places, prophecies, ethics, or organizations, that relates humanity to supernatural, transcendental, or spiritual elements.

However, there is no scholarly consensus over what precisely constitutes a religion. Different religions may or may not contain various elements ranging from.

Chinua Achebe was raised in Ogidi, Nigeria. He was born into the Igbo tribe, one of the country’s three major tribal groups.

Ogidi was a focal point of Anglican missionary outreach in Nigeria, and the town’s role in this process likely influenced his views on the Westernization and Christianization of precolonial Nigerian n: In its general task, philosophy as an academic or professional exercise is a conscious, critical, personal reflection on human experience, on man, and how he perceives and interprets his world.

This article specifically examines the nature of God in Igbo ontology. It is widely accepted by all philosophers that man in all cultures has the ability to : Celestine Chukwuemeka Mbaegbu.Odinani (Igbo: ọ̀dị̀nànị̀) comprises the traditional religious practices and cultural beliefs of the Igbo people.

[1] Odinani has monotheistic and panentheistic attributes, having a single God as the source of all things. Although a pantheon of spirits exists, these are lesser spirits prevalent in Odinani expressly serving as elements of Chineke (or Chukwu), the supreme being or high.