Christianity and the Igbo Rites of Passage: The Prospects of Inculturation / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Owing to their value and strategic importance in the people's mentality and culture, this work proposes the Igbo Rites of Passage as a necessary parameter and a transmitting wave-length for a firm rooting of the christian faith among the Igbos.
|Publisher:||Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated|
About the Author
The Author: Charles Ok. Onuh is a Catholic Priest of the Diocese of Nsukka in Nigeria. He hails from Enugu-Ezike in Enugu State of Nigeria. After his priestly ordination, he engaged himself with pastoral work for some years before he proceeded to Rome for further studies. He specialised in Theological Anthropology in Teresianum, Rome, where he got his Master's degree and the Doctorate in Sacred Theology. He is presently doing pastoral work in Cologne, Germany.
Table of Contents
Contents: Incarnating christianity - Making the faith feel at home - Solidarity of the Igbos - Inculturation - Rites of Passage - Dialogue with the traditional rites - The birth rites - Strategy of the Igbo traditional headship and other values.