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Christianity and the Igbo Rites of Passage

The Prospects of Inculturation


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.