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Women in the Yoruba religious sphere

Oyeronke Olajubu

Women in the Yoruba religious sphere

by Oyeronke Olajubu

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementOyeronke Olajubu ; foreword by Jacob K. Olupona.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 172 p. ;
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22555270M
ISBN 100791458865

Yoruba Gods. The Yoruba people today are very religious and liberal in their religious beliefs. Yoruba is one of the most religiously diverse ethnic groups in Africa. Many of them can be found in different types of Christian denominations and many others are Muslims. But the most widespread are practitioners of the traditional Yoruba religion. Books shelved as yoruba: Olodumare: God in Yoruba Belief by E. Bolaji Idowu, The History of the Yorubas by Samuel Johnson, Tales of Yoruba Gods & Heroes.

Rituals and Rites in Yoruba Religion: Some Examples Rituals and rites abound in Yoruba traditional religion. A brid survey would be attempted here.. Let us start with the ritual in connection with the worship of God - Olodumare and gods - Orisa. There is a specific cult . Part of the Gender and Cultural Studies in Africa and the Diaspora book series (GCSAD) Abstract. I “Seeing through a Woman’s Eye: Yorùbá Religious Tradition and Gender Relations,” Journal of Feminist Studies in Relig Women in the Yorùbá Religious Sphere (Albany: State University Press of New York, ),

The book has been well received, note the numerous reviews and the NY Times Best Sellers listing for over 34 weeks presently. So, what new could another reviewer say about this work? File Name: best books on yoruba   A Divine Journey to the Inner Self and God Consciousness. (Image Source) Yoruba is a West African spirituality that some Anthropologists estimate is 10, years old! It comprises the beliefs of the Yoruba people, whose homeland is in the South Western part of Nigeria and adjoining parts of Benin and Togo. Yet the beliefs of.


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Buy This Book in Print summary Drawing on a wide range of oral and written sources, this book shows that women occupy a central place in the religious worldview and life of the Yoruba people and shows how men and women engage in mutually beneficial roles in the Yoruba religious sphere. "This book's thorough study of the interplay of gender and power relations in the Yoruba religious sphere provides a fresh interpretation to dominant theses and ideas in this area of study." About the Author.

Oyeronke Olajubu is Senior Lecturer of Comparative Religion at the University of Ilorin. Product details Women in the Yoruba religious sphere book.

An exploration of gender and power relations in Yoruba religion--both Christianity and Yoruba traditional religion. Drawing on a wide range of oral and written sources, this book shows that women occupy a central place in the religious worldview and life of the Yoruba people and shows how men and women engage in mutually beneficial roles in the Yoruba religious sphere.

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An exploration of gender and power relations in Yoruba religion—both Christianity and Yoruba traditional religion. Drawing on a wide range of oral and written sources, this book shows that women occupy a central place in the religious worldview and life of the Yoruba people and shows how men and women engage in mutually beneficial roles in the Yoruba religious sphere.

Drawing on a wide range of oral and written sources, this book shows that women occupy a central place in the religious worldview and life of the Yoruba people and shows how men and women engage in mutually beneficial roles in the Yoruba religious sphere.

Machine generated contents note: 1. Concepts and Theories on Women in Yoruba Religious Sphere Women in Yoruba Culture and Society Women in Yoruba Christian Tradition Identity, Power, and Gender Relations in Yoruba Religious Traditions Women and Rituals in Yoruba Religion.

Series Title: McGill studies in the history of religions. Women in the Yoruba Religious Sphere (O. OLAJUBU). 1 • Concepts and Theories on Women in Yoruba Religious Sphere 1 2 • Women in Yoruba Culture and Society 21 3 • Women in Yoruba Christian Tradition 43 4 • Identity, Power, and Gender Relations in Yoruba Religious Traditions 65 5 • Women and Rituals in Yoruba Religion 93 Conclusion Notes References Index v.

women in yoruba religion. a book written by olatunji muyiwa somorin the book analyse the concept of women by examining the different "head ties" that adores women, namely as mothers, wives, and as a spiritual entity called iyamis.

odu ifa, the yoruba sacred scriptures, the total body of instruction of olodumare(god in yoruba believe) is the basis for all representations. “History Book Review: The Church of Women: Gendered Encounters between Maasai and Missionaries” This video is an audible book review of The Church of Women by Dorothy Hodgson.

This book was referenced in the blog post and is extremely helpful in understanding the Massai case and, even broader, interactions between Africans and missionaries.

The Yoruba religion comprises the traditional religious and spiritual concepts and practice of the Yoruba homeland is in present-day Southwestern Nigeria which comprised Oyo, Ogun, Osun, Ondo, Ekiti as well as Lagos States and the adjoining parts of Benin and Togo, commonly known as shares some parallels with the Vodun practiced by the neighboring Fon and Ewe.

Women: The Yoruba Example by O.O. Familusi, Ph.D. [email protected] Department of Religious Studies,University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria Abstract Issues relating to the rights of women across the globe are a major focus of contemporary scholarship.

Quest for women emancipation has been on the increase in religious, political. Women in the Yoruba Religious Sphere (Mcgill Studies in the History of Religions by Oyeronke Olajubu, Jacob K.

Olupona(Foreword), ISBNCompare new and used books prices among online bookstores. Find the lowest price. Oyeronke Olajubu, Women in the Yoruba Religious Sphere ISBN Ayele Fa'seguntunde Kumari, Iyanifa:Woman of Wisdom ISBN Oluwo Olotunji Somorin, Women in the Yoruba Religion, Teledase Publishing, Ode Remo, Nigeria her book The Invention of Women: Making an African Sense of Western Gen Some of the contents of this article are explained in detail in my book, reprinted by permission from Women in the Yoruba Religious Sphere by Oyeronke Olajubu, the State University of New York.

The role of various religious Priests and Priestesses in Yoruban society is to mediate between the people and the Orishas and ancestors. Religions of the World: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices - Volume 4: S-Z - REF.