By Randee Ijatuyi-Morphé

This well-crafted ebook probes the most important dimensions of Africa’s existential situation. It constitutes an highbrow reaction to a gnawing “African situation”—the start line for greedy Africa’s social and spiritual quest. past cut up reasons of exterior as opposed to inner components (e.g., colonization/slavery vs. leadership/cultural values), this learn bills extra comprehensively for emergent matters shaping this example. the location displays a gamut of difficulties in conventional African faith and fabric tradition, which hitherto defines African communality, polities, and destinies vis-à-vis the cosmos and nature. therefore, African faith and groups, every one with its personal attendant values, don't function through severe engagement with better problems with society and civilization, in particular these formed via the arrival of (post-) modernity. quite, they function through version. The communal force for common and social concord necessarily produces a preservationist view of tradition (“leaving issues as they are”). This examine takes an integrative method of faith, society, and civilization; eschews dichotomies; and commonly defines and re-signifies existence and wholeness as a real finish of Africans’ quest today.

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