"This and that" in Yorùbá (religious) patterns of thought

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April 30, 2017

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João Ferreira Dias, « "This and that" in Yorùbá (religious) patterns of thought », Adarrum, ID : 10670/1.ydcx3q


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In a lecture on Creole Culture, in Yale, in 1989, Robert Farris Thompson argues that African or Afro-descendant cultures should be looked as this and that cultures. This was a very important advice, which Salamone (2001) took seriously while analysing the case of a Nigerian healer, babalawo (Ifa priest) and Anthropologist that declares himself as monotheist and polytheist. Salamone deals with several coincidentia oppositorum facts. This remind us that our occidental framework of A or B is not...

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