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Igbo mysticism

Gregory E. M. Adibe

Igbo mysticism

the power of Igbo traditional religion and society

by Gregory E. M. Adibe

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Published by G.E. Adibe in Onitsha, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion,
  • Igbo (African people),
  • Religion and sociology,
  • Christianity and other religions,
  • African

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-283).

    Statementby Gregory Ejiofor Adibe
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2480.I2 A35 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 312 p.:
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24850751M
    ISBN 109789004249
    ISBN 109789789004249
    LC Control Number2011399095
    OCLC/WorldCa693594933

    To shed more light on what Igbo traditional religion and worship entails, an eminent Igbo scholar, Arinze F. A., in his book titled: “Sacrifice in Igbo Religion” published in by University Press Ibadan pointed out that the subjects of worship in Igbo culture and tradition are of three (3) levels which are; Chukwu/Chineke, Ndiichie, and Arusi. This book consists of eight lectures, given at the University of Oxford by William Inge, as part of the Bampton Lectures. It begins with an extract from the last will and testament of the late John Bampton and then goes on to the lectures, which include General Characteristics of Mysticism, The Mystical Element of the Bible, Christian Platonism.

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Igbo mysticism: the power of Igbo traditional religion and society. [Gregory E M Adibe] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 library. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Mysticism. Mysticism -- Nigeria. Occultism -- Nigeria. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. Odinani (Igbo: ọ̀dị̀nànị̀) comprises the traditional religious practices and cultural beliefs of the Igbo people.

[1] Odinani has monotheistic and panentheistic attributes, having a single God as the source of all things. Although a pantheon of spirits exists, these are lesser spirits prevalent in Odinani expressly serving as elements of Chineke (or Chukwu), the supreme being or high.

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Etymology. Odinani in northern Igbo dialects is the compound of the words ọ̀ dị̀ ('located') + n (nà, 'within') + ànị̀ (the one god) [consisting of anu (E nu) above (the heavens) and Ana, below (the earth)]. Other dialectal variants include odinala, odinana, omenala, omenana, and omenani.

The word odinani and all its variations is also associated with the culture and customary laws. He discusses the changes the white missionaries bring and the Igbo culture of gift giving, mysticism, and Igbo tradition.

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As the author notes in the book's preface, “A comprehensive treatment of the basic problems in [the field of mysticism] is long overdue.For those who want a deeper, more of an esoteric insider’s take on Igbo mysticism, see After God is Dibia by Anenechukwu Umeh.

There has recently been a fair amount of curation work on the Igbo Mythology wiki page, and there’s an excellent blog on the topic, Odinani: The Sacred Arts & Sciences of the Igbo People.His dedicated strides towards the total awakening of Igbo contemporary humanity have propelled him to introduce and teach the first comprehensive cyber course on Igbo cosmology.

His general publications on the intellectual and mystical traditions of the Igbo are widely read. Leopards of the Magical Dawn is his first book.