LIFESTYLE

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

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LIFESTYLE

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… Read More IGBO TRADITIONAL RELIGION AND CHRISTIANITY

LIFESTYLE

REINCARNATION: FROM AN IGBO MAN’S PERSPECTIVE

Why are so many Igbo people drawn to reincarnation? Why do the Igbos believe in a supposed transmigration at death of the soul of a human being into a new person? Reincarnation is found in many ancient cultures and belief system which gives nod to rebirth/metempsychosis. It was upheld by Greek Historic figures, such as Pythagoras,… Read More REINCARNATION: FROM AN IGBO MAN’S PERSPECTIVE