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A quest for moral conscience in Igbo culture

Onuorah Paulinus Ejiofor

A quest for moral conscience in Igbo culture

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Published by Kingsley"s in Enugu .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Igbo (African people) -- Religion,
  • Igbo (African people) -- Social life and customs,
  • Conscience -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Christianity and culture -- Nigeria

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 110-112).

    StatementOnuorah Paulinus Ejiofor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT515.45.I33 E556 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 112 p. ;
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23904479M
    ISBN 109788107265
    ISBN 109789788107262
    LC Control Number2006398191

    The Nze na Ozo society (pronounced Nzeh nah Ohzoh), is the highest and most important spiritual religious and social grouping in the Igbo society of Southeast Nigeria. Initiation into the aristocratic Nze na Ozo society marks the person as nobility. To become Ozo implies that the title holder is now an ‘Nze’ implying living spirit and an ancestor. One then becomes the moral conscience of. What is a folktale? Ever heard of the bogeyman? Or Bloody Mary? These are both examples of folktales. Myths, Legends, spooky stories, and fairy tales are all very similar to folk tales. By definition, a folktale is: told orally (not usually written down) and change often have.   But, as was made apparent at the beginning of the play, Macbeth is a man of action, and this vice supersedes his moral conscience. It is this trait that enables his ambitious desires. As his character develops throughout the play, action eclipses Macbeth's : Lee Jamieson. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Half of a Yellow Sun offers a heart-wrenching account of the Biafran War (), beautifully wrapped in a story of love, loyalty, betrayal, resilience, and hope. She places a human face on a war that has been far removed from historical memory outside of Nigeria. As a result of the massacre of the Igbo people in the predominantly Muslim Hausa North, Igbos of Author: Cynthia Alexandre-Brutus.


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☯ Full Synopsis: "This Book Embodies Professor Madhu Dandavate'S Quest Of Conscience. It Contains His Reflections On Recent National And International Developments.

It Contains His Reflections On Recent National And International Developments. In this book the author explores and analyses the position of the individual in an African community. This research aims to be a pointer to other ethical, political and social systems in the world to dialogue with African : Paperback.

Tracing the origin of the Igbo people back to the Bantu in antiquity, and exploring the etymology of the word Igbo, the author notes that, although the name is not native to the language, the people have always inhabited the same geo-physical environment, held similar worldview and shared, in all its diversity, the same culture.5/5(1).

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Get this from a library. African communitarian ethic: the basis for the moral conscience and autonomy of the individual: Igbo culture as a case study.

[Ferdinand Chukwuagozie Ezekwonna]. All over the world of the Igbo man of Africa there is a general cry over the moral degradation affecting the average Igbo conduct and behavior. There is a current and recurrent materialism which has gripped and crippled the Igbo person, leading to the generation of a new set of vice and material values courted by both the old and the by: 1.

Every culture is a culmination of both the positive and negative elements in a particular society. How does Achebe present these contrary aspects of the Igbo culture in his novel “Things Fall Apart”.

Every culture or society is the sum total of its individuals. The society is the reflection of the perspectives, faith and beliefs of an.

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When the white man brings Christianity to Umuofia, Okonkwo is opposed to the new ways. He feels that the changes are destroying the Igbo culture, changes that require compromise and accommodation — two qualities that Okonkwo finds intolerable.

Too proud and inflexible, he clings to traditional beliefs and mourns the loss of the past. (b) Conscience as built in moral guidance system.

Here, conscience is understood to be a kind of natural faculty or power. Some depict it as the very voice of God who, through conscience, can guide our actions directly. The Nazi conscience is not an oxymoron. In fact, the perpetrators of genocide had a powerful sense of right and wrong, based on civic values that exalted the moral righteousness of the ethnic community and denounced outsiders.

Claudia Koonz's latest work reveals how racial popularizers developed the infrastructure and rationale for genocide during the so-called normal years before World War II/5(3). Moreover, the moral conflict (which, in some cases, had been the result of clash in conscience experienced by individual Christians between the tenets of Christianity and those of the traditional religion) was not the official support given by Christian authorities against the traditional religion and its followers, but was purely the effect of Cited by: 4.

Things Fall Apart is an accurate portrayal of Igbo culture and people, written by Chinua Achebe, a man who was raised in an Igbo village. The novel tells about many aspects of Igbo life. The novel. Blog. 10 April Prezi’s Staff Picks: Remote work advice from the largest all-remote company; 9 April Environmental education resources to commemorate Earth Day’s 50th anniversary.

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Patricia Churchland is the author of, most recently, Conscience: The Origins of Moral Intuition and Touching a Nerve: Our Brains, Our Selves. She is professor emerita of philosophy at the University of California, San Diego, and the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship.

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Culture matters. In Igbo culture, activities that relate to survival are believed to have their origin with the gods. Memories are powerful. For without memories there can be neither culture nor conscience. Ndi-Ichie Cultural Club, Inc. exists to sustain and re-enact significant episodes in Igbo religio-cultural history.

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The Igbo community of Western Nigeria, as reflected in Chinua Achebe's novel Things Fall Apart, are. Patriarchal: It is a male-dominated society. Status is defined by the male: titles taken. of the moral conscience articulated by the Hebrew prophets; analogous to the fundamental assertions of Christianity; or history not in terms of nation or race or culture but in terms of man in relation to God, to himself, his fellow man and The Art of Loving.

loving, the. The " man. the. File Size: 1MB. Things Fall Apart may well be Africa’s best-loved novel. It is read widely in Nigeria, where it was written, and in the rest of Africa, where it is a staple in secondary-school English classes and at the university; but it is read and studied widely, too, in Europe and North America; and in India or Australia if an educated person could name.

James Davison Hunter is LaBrosse-Levinson Distinguished Professor of Religion, Culture, and Social Theory at the University of Virginia. Paul Nedelisky is a fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia. Introduction.

Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart is probably the most authentic narrative ever written about life in Nigeria at the turn of the twentieth century.

Although the novel was first published in — two years before Nigeria achieved its independence — thousands of copies are still sold every year in the United States alone. Oxford University Press, - Igbo (African people).

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