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Christianity and the Igbo Rites of Passage

The Prospects of Inculturation

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Charles O. Onuh

Owing to their value and strategic importance in the people's mentality and culture, this work proposes the Igbo Rites of Passage as a necessary parameter and a transmitting wave-length for a firm rooting of the christian faith among the Igbos.
Contents: Incarnating christianity - Making the faith feel at home - Solidarity of the Igbos - Inculturation - Rites of Passage - Dialogue with the traditional rites - The birth rites - Strategy of the Igbo traditional headship and other values.