The concepts of sin, shame and guilt are difficult to define in traditional Africa. Metaphors are used to define what the term is in many languages in South Sudan. For example, touching a forbidden thing. A wrong is imputed upon a person or a group if a forbidden thing is touched in most ancient communities in South Sudan. A forbidden thing has its own sanctions upon whosoever touches it.
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About the Author
Dr. Francis Ayul Yuar Nyok is the co-founder of the Faith Evangelical Baptist Church - South Sudan. Francis is a PhD holder from the Scot Theological College, and he is the former Academic Dean of Emmanuel Christian College, former Emmanuel Christian Training Centre. He is the former Commissioner of Melut/Maluth County of the Upper Nile State, South Sudan.