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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, OBONCHO BIGGY

Today, one of our most dedicated contributors at www.chiomaokoyeakpawusi.com, is celebrating his birthday. He is the brain behind the historical and thought-provoking articles, published here on weekly basis. We wish him a happy  birthday. Here are some of his posts: https://chiomaokoyeakpawusi.com/2017/08/08/which-is-more-important-igbo-traditional-marriage-or-christian-white-wedding/ https://chiomaokoyeakpawusi.com/2017/07/08/igbo-traditional-religion-and-christianity/ https://chiomaokoyeakpawusi.com/2017/06/09/the-church-and-ozo-title/

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

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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… Continue reading IGBO TRADITIONAL RELIGION AND CHRISTIANITY

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IGBO AND ANCESTORS

The ancestors have special place among the Igbo people. They are given their due honour and respect among the people and community. The primary duty of the ancestors is to guide and promote the welfare of the people/community members. In Igbo worldview, it is believed communion and communication go on between the dead ancestors and… Continue reading IGBO AND ANCESTORS