WHICH IS MORE IMPORTANT? (IGBO TRADITIONAL MARRIAGE OR CHRISTIAN WHITE WEDDING)

Traditional marriage in Igbo land is an integral part of Igbo traditional prior to the introduction of white wedding ceremony in Africa. A man  is expected to joyfully go home immediately with his wife after fulfillment of traditional marriage rites in company of his relatives. But this sometimes is not accepted to Pentecostal Christians as …

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IGBO TRADITIONAL RELIGION AND CHRISTIANITY

The conflict between Igbo traditional religion started in the 19th century. This contact was dramatic in different dimension. First, it widely challenged some of the tenets of the Igbo traditional religion. On the other hand, the contact made a dramatic conversion of the Igbo people into Christianity. Igbo world view revealed that the Igbo people …

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REACTION TO THE GOD DELUSIONS BY RICHARD DAWKINS

As a Christian, reading books by unbelievers especially by self confessed Atheist Richard Dawkins is like walking on fire to see what happens. It always makes one question everything they believe in while wondering if they should join the other side of the divide. For me, my curiousity of what's out there (especially when it …

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THE CHURCH AND “OZO” TITLE

The Nze na Ozo are seen as the highest and most important religious and social group in the Igbo society of southeast Nigeria. In Igbo land, to become Ozo means that the title holder is now an “Nze” implying living spirit and an Ancestor. Generally for people in Igbo land, it’s a symbol of prominence …

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