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By Anthony Ephirim-Donkor

This variation updates the scholarship on ancestor worship—with the addition of 3 new chapters. starting with Akan theology and finishing with sacrifices, the examine examines Akan belief of God, the abosom (gods and goddesses) relative to production, centrality of the ancestors’ stool because the final non secular image housing the soul of the Akan, and arranged annual propitiatory festivities performed one of the Akan in honor of the ancestors (Nananom Nsamanfo) and abosom. The booklet, consequently, serves as a useful source for these drawn to the phenomenon of African faith, since it presents actual perception into ancestor worship in ways in which are significant, functional, systematic, and as a lifestyle by way of an Akan conventional ruler (Ↄdikro) and a professor of Africana reviews.

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