AFRICAN RELIGIONS & SACRED TEXTS
Features articles on the survival of traditional religious practices, relations with Islam and Christianity, and more.
Jamaican folklore, music and riddles, featuring an indominable trickster hero.
This work is a legendary history of Ethiopia. It has been cited as rationale for the Rastafarian apotheoisis of Emperor Haile Selassie.
This is a short anthology of quotes from Haile Selassie compiled by a Rastafarian group.
Originally published in Harper's weekly, December 25th, 1886.
Ritual and Performance in Yorubaland.
Vodoun is a derivative of the world's oldest known religions which have been around in Africa since the beginning of human civilization.
"The West African slave trade, depleted some of the best minds taken from
these African soils. Many were priests and priestesses, who were raided from remote villages, and taken to America."
Ancient African Philosophy: 6th Dynasty (2300 to 2150 BCE.) Ancient African Wisdom. Ptah-Hotep maxims are in the Prisse Papyrus which are in the Louvre. Another copy of these is in the British Museum.