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.
Frankfurt/M., Berlin, Bern, New York, Paris, Wien, 1992. XVIII, 263 pp.
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.