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African Origins of the Major World Religions

by Saakana, Amon Saba

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Red Sea Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Black studies,
  • Religion - Denominations - Religions,
  • Religion,
  • Africa,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8293618M
    ISBN 100907015751
    ISBN 109780907015758

    few of the world’s major religions to help you engage missionally with people of varied faith backgrounds. It is my hope that the information enclosed in these pages will embolden you and equip you to confidently share the saving power of the gospel message with those you encounter. In doing so, I .   African Origins of the Major "Western Religions" first published in , continues to be one of Dr. Ben's most thought-provoking works. This critical examination of the history, beliefs and myths.

    African Origins of the Major "Western Religions: first published in , continues to be one of Dr. Ben’s most thought-provoking works. "By highlighting the African influences and roots of these religions (Judaism, Christianity and Islam), Dr. Ben reveals an untold history that many would prefer to forget.". Why did all civilizations adopt some sort of religion?

    Ancient Origins articles related to Religions, we investigate the creation beliefs of the major world religions and then address the controversies surrounding the account. What we see is not always what we expect, whether from nature or man-made. This is often true with archaeological remains of cities or human settlement, when new discoveries.   Tags: African Origins of Western Religion, Christianity, Dr. Ben, Egypt, Islam, Judaeo-Christianity, Judaism, Nile valley, Sais, the concept of God The whole concept of a “God” or “Gods” came out of the Nile valley African civilizations thousands upon thousands of years before Sumner (The Kingdom of Hamurabi) was established along the.


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This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Black Classic Pr and has a total of pages in the : In the words of Dr. Ben in his classic work African Origins of the Major Western Religions: “The role of Africans (sometimes called “Negroes, Bantus, Pygmies, Hottentots, Bushmen, Niggers” and a host of other such degrading terminologies) and their descendants in the field of religion, as in all other areas of human endeavour, is too often ignored, and in too many cases, completely denied.

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It is comprehensive in scope and very historical in perspective, examining each major religion by chapter.5/5(1).Indigenous ethnic religions, found on every continent, now marginalized by the major organized faiths in many parts of the world or persisting as undercurrents (folk religions) of major religions.

Includes traditional African religions, Asian shamanism, Native American religions, Austronesian and Australian Aboriginal traditions, Chinese folk.The book is an introductory survey that helps eleventh and twelfth graders understand the people, dimensions, and religious principles of the world's major religions.

The textbook includes a chapter on each of eleven major world religions, including Christianity, Islam.