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Samuel Johnson (–) was an Anglican minister and historian renowned for his magisterial history of the Yoruba people. Born in Freetown in Sierra Leone and educated by the Church Missionary Society, Johnson was sent with his family to Idaban in Nigeria in Cited by: A History of the Yoruba People is a comprehensive exploration of the founding and growth of one of the most influential groups in Africa.
With a population of nearly 40 million spread across Western Africa - and diaspora communities in Europe, the Caribbean, Latin America, and North America - Yoruba are one of the most researched groups emanating from Africa/5(23).
This book will help you to learn Yoruba quickly and easily. It is written in the proper Yoruba-Oyo by the author who was born and raised in Oyo Alaafin. A famous international language instructor, Professor Abraham Ajibade Adeleke has been the coordinator and professor of African Studies for about a decade/5(3).
Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Atanda, J.A. (Joseph Adebowale). Introduction to Yoruba history. Ibadan, Nigeria: Ibadan University. Samuel Johnson () was an Anglican minister and historian renowned for his magisterial history of the Yoruba people.
Born in Freetown in Sierra Leone and educated by the Church Missionary Society, Johnson was sent with his family to Idaban in Nigeria in He was ordained in and by had finished the manuscript for The History of the s: 1.
The history of the Yorubas: from the earliest times to the beginning of the British Protectorate This is one of my favourite books. It is illuminating and engaging and strangely funny in its quaint often sententious tone.
Beninois and Brazilians. It reminds us of the beauty, pain, violence and resounding relevance of Yoruba culture. An introduction to the spiritual source of the beliefs and practices that have so profoundly shaped African American religious of the Africans who were enslaved and brought to the Americas were from the Yoruba nation of West Africa, an ancient and vast civilization.
In the diaspora caused by the slave trade, the guiding concepts of the Yoruba spiritual tradition took root in. clude books and articles on the history of the medieval empires of West Africa (Ghana, Mali, Songhay, Kanem-Bornu) and on the history and anthropology of the Yoruba, Hausa, and Kanuri.
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The Yoruba people are an ethnic group of over 40 million people in total, inhabiting the southwestern and north-central region of Nigeria, as well as southern and central back to as far as the transatlantic slave trade, which existed between the 15th to the 19th century, the Yoruba people were said to have migrated to other countries as well, including Cuba, Dominican Republic.
History. The history of the Yorubas dates back to an era that existed before the ancient Oyo empire of the 17th century. According to legend, the civilization currently known as Yoruba started in ancient Ile-ife.
Introduction ceremony. As we have already mentioned, the first part of the Yoruba traditional wedding is the introduction ceremony. Basically, wedding introduction is a simple formal ceremony where the groom’s and bride's family members officially get to know one another.
First of all, both of them should inform their parents about the wedding. "An elegant and clear introduction to this complex history. It is based on a sound scholarly knowledge of the literature as well as the oral history—which is particularly rich for the Yoruba.
It would be central to any course on Nigerian history and stands in its own right as a scholarly work.”—Michael Crowder, Amherst CollegeReviews: 3. T he Yoruba language has been classed among the unwritten African languages.
The earliest attempt to reduce this language into writing was in the early forties of the last century, when the Church Missionary Society, with the immortal Rev.
Henry Venn as Secretary, organized a mission to the Yoruba country under the leadership of one of their agents, the Rev. Henry Townsend, an English. Divided into three parts, Introduction to Yoruba Philosophy, Religion and Literature is a pyramid of Yoruba past and the present. In his search for the imprints of his antecedents, Yemi D.
Ogunyemi has assembled a number of papers in which the entire universe seemed to have been Ile-Ife's backyard.3/5(1). A Divine Journey to the Inner Self and God Consciousness.
(Image Source) Yoruba is a West African spirituality that some Anthropologists estimate is 10, years old. It comprises the beliefs of the Yoruba people, whose homeland is in the South Western part of Nigeria and adjoining parts of Benin and Togo.
Yet the beliefs of. Her research interests include Yoruba language, culture and history, Yoruba women and Creole studies. Mosadomi is a poet, who has authored several articles in books and journals on Creole studies, African language and gender, African linguistics and pedagogy.
She is completing her manuscript on Yoruba grammar. general ethnography of Yoruba people in which religion was obviously central.
Indigenous Responses: Euptologists and Ifa' School The publication of Venerable J. Olumide Lucas' book Religion of the Yorubas15, marks another epoch in Yoruba religion scholarship. Lucas, the first indigene to write about Yoruba religion was an.
The history of the Yorubas from the earliest times to the beginning of the British Protectorate This edition published in by C.M.S.
(Nigeria) Bookshops in Lagos, Nigeria. The Handbook of Yoruba Religious Concepts. This was the book that I constantly referenced in my podcasts titled African Spirituality: Orisha And Yoruba Philosophy that you can listen to here.
Here is what one reviewer had to say: “Great book and reference material. I love this book, It gave you a lot of information and history into the Yoruba. People and history The term Yoruba describes a number of semi-independent peoples Colloquial Yoruba The purpose of this book is to give learners the opportunity to learn dialogue in Yoruba, with a short introduction in English to prepare the learner for the context of the dialogue.
This dialogue is. AJT/4:l/90 RITUALS, SYMBOLISM AND SYMBOLS IN YORUBA TRADITIONAL RELIGIOUS THOUGHT E. Dada Adelowo* Introduction This paper' is moti~ated by' the need. to ' correct the erroneOUS observatiods, notions, assertions and pontifications of some foreign armchair investigators about. About this Item: Pantianos Classics, United States, Paperback.
Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. The Yoruba speaking group inhabits Benin and Nigeria. This pioneering investigation, published inreveals the culture, history, spiritual beliefs and unique language of the Yoruba introducing the region with maps and descriptions of the coast and its.
Ancient Origins articles related to Yoruba in the sections of history, archaeology, human origins, unexplained, artifacts, ancient places and myths and legends. (Page of tag Yoruba). Introduction from the NIV Study Bible | Go to 1 Chronicles Title.
The Hebrew title (dibre hayyamim) can be translated “the events (or annals) of the days (or years).”The same phrase occurs in references to sources used by the author or compiler of Kings (translated “annals” in, e.g., 1Ki ,29; ,23,31; ,14,20,27;).The Septuagint (the pre-Christian Greek translation of.
Yorùbá Yé Mi. is an interactive, communicative, introductory, multi-media program intended to provide college/university students with basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills of language learning in Yorùbá.
It exposes the learner not only to Yorùbá language in meaningful situations but also to the culture of the Yorùbá-speaking people of South-western Nigeria. Chapter one of this book presents a synopsis of the sources of the African history, followed by a selection of sixteen chapters.
Each of these chapters begins with a short introduction unifying them by indicating connecting links. As stated earlier, this book discusses salient points of intellectual controversy and provocation.
African Imports Africentric Library Bath & Body Black News, Views and Info "People everywhere see the one sun, so they all have the one God." The term Yoruba encompasses about twenty-five separate groups, each one culturally different from the next, loosely linked by geography, language, history, and religion.
The Yoruba of southwestern Nigeria (see blue area of map) and neighboring Benin and. Introduction from the NIV Study Bible | Go to Joel.
Author. The prophet Joel cannot be identified with any of the 12 other figures in the OT who have the same name. He is not mentioned outside the books of Joel and Acts. The non-Biblical legends about him are unconvincing.
His. I'm back reading an excerpt from the book, A History of the Yoruba People, by S. Adebanji Akintoye. The Orishas- Introduction to Ifa: Yoruba Religion.
This article aims to shed more light on the origin and history of the Yoruba people. We would attempt to examine the influences on the language, dressing, food and cultural practices and norm of the Yoruba people, in an attempt to reach a befitting conclusion as to the history of the Yoruba, we would also include some folk lore and stories, to enable you the readers reach a strong conclusion.
A brief description of some of the Yoruba Orishas. by Falokun Fasegun For more information go to Buy This Book in Print summary Cros Sandoval's authoritative introduction to the Afro-Cuban religion called Santeria explores how it emerged and developed in Cuba out of transplanted Yoruba beliefs and continues to spread and adjust to changing times and contexts.There are many Yoruba dialects, but the translation of the Bible by a Yoruba speaker, Bishop Samuel Crowther, in led to the development of a standard written Yoruba that has been widely adopted across the dialects.
There is a substantial body of literature in the Yoruba language, including books, newspapers, and pamphlets.