African Spirituality: On Becoming Ancestors

African Spirituality: On Becoming Ancestors

by Anthony Ephirim-Donkor

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780865435537
Publisher: Africa World Press
Publication date: 01/28/1997
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 181
Product dimensions: 5.48(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

Anthony Ephirim-Donkor is assistant professor and undergraduate director of Africana Studies at Binghamton University, State University of New York. Dr. Ephirim-Donkor teaches African and African diaspora religions and cultures. He is the author of The Making of an African King: Patrilineal and Matrilineal Struggle among the Effutu and African Religion Defined: A Systematic Study of Ancestor Worship among the Akan.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Preface Part 2 PART I: PERSONALITY FORMATION Chapter 3 Chapter 1: The First People Chapter 4 Chapter 2: Personality Perspectives Chapter 5 Chapter 3: Gods In The Flesh Chapter 6 Chapter 4: God Is Life Part 7 PART II: STAGES OF AFRICAN SPIRITUALITY Chapter 8 Chapter 5: Transient Being Chapter 9 Chapter 6: Spiritual Personality Chapter 10 Chapter 7: Education Chapter 11 Chapter 8: Ethical Existence Chapter 12 Chapter 9: Eldership Chapter 13 Chapter 10: The Ancestors Part 14 Endnotes Part 15 Glossary Part 16 Bibliography Part 17 Index Part 18 About the Author

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