After God is Dibia. Igbo Lecture. Igbo Lectures & Poems s & Poems. By Friends of Emeagwali. Comment: With an introduction by. Chukwurah Filip Emeagwali. After God is Dibia: Igbo Cosmology, Healing, Divination and Sacred Science in Nigeria v. 2 by John A. Umeh, , available at. Get this from a library! After God is Dibia. [John Anenechukwu Umeh].
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Yeboah Ashford marked it as to-read Jan 27, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Nov 09, Nnedi rated it it was amazing. Not seeing any one about he stalked the goat and got nearer and nearer, until he was within springing distance. Ute ikpe ekpere prayers.
He took careful aim at the leopard and fired, whereupon the leopard rolled over dead.
To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Then in very strong language Effiong began to upbraid his friend, and asked him why he had killed his old friend the leopard, that nothing would satisfy him but that he should report the whole matter to the king, who would no doubt deal with him as he thought fit.
I return to it as my source book. So the bush cat went up very softly behind and pounced on the cock and killed him at once, and began to eat him. Mkali Maarufu marked it as to-read Jan 30, Refresh and try again.
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Most importantly, Igbo prayer was almost always never done empty handed, and placed a good deal of responsibility on the part of the person xibia the prayer to follow it up with the right actions and deeds that would lead to its fulfillment. Nonetheless it makes some very good points.
However, unlike many unenlightened people today, they were not naive enough to take these stories literally, and understood them to be symbolic. The Fon people call it Fa. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Francesco Di Giuseppe marked it as to-read Jan 06, O bialu egbu anyi gbue onwe ya Wicked plans designed to harm the innocent are to have boomerang effect.
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After God is Dibia: Igbo Cosmology, Healing, Divination and Sacred Science in Nigeria v. 2
Nnaemeka Austin marked it as to-read Apr 21, Balogun marked it as to-read Jul 22, Better as a reference than read straight through, on account of the authors wordy, purely ornamental style. O sii nwata, jide nkakwu, ya ga-ekunye mmili o ga-eji kwo aka Anyone who makes a child commit a crime will have to bear the consequence of his action.
Now, some time before this Effiong had made friends with a leopard and a bush cat, whom he had met in the forest whilst on one of his hunting expeditions; and he had also made friends with a goat and a cock at a farm afteg he had stayed for the night.
Kalu Friday marked it as to-read Apr 13, At last, however, he thought of a plan, and on the next day he went to his friend the leopard, and asked him to lend him two hundred rods, promising to return the gd to him on the same day as he had promised to pay Okun; and he also told aftr leopard, that if he were absent when he came for his money, he could kill qfter he saw in the house and eat it.
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But though Effiong had borrowed the money from Okun, he could not think how he was to repay it on the day he had promised. Want to Read saving…. Uchu adi agba mma ekwu The pen kinfe routinely deployed for splitting of kolanuts because of the nature of its assignment is always assured of early morning breakfast.
Return to Book Page. By this time the goat had come for his money; but not finding his friend, he walked about until he came upon the bush cat, who was so intent upon his meal off the cock, that he did not notice the goat approaching; and the goat, being in rather a bad temper at not getting his money, at once charged at the bush cat and knocked him over, butting him with his horns.
Nkechi marked it as to-read Jan 16, Nee ubosi taata dozie ya ka o di ka ibe ya God bless today as you did with other days. Obinna Obiekweihe marked it as to-read Aug 10,