After God is Dibia. Igbo Lecture. Igbo Lectures & Poems s & Poems. By Friends of Emeagwali. Comment: With an introduction by. Chukwurah Filip Emeagwali. After God is Dibia: Igbo Cosmology, Healing, Divination and Sacred Science in Nigeria v. 2 by John A. Umeh, , available at. Get this from a library! After God is Dibia. [John Anenechukwu Umeh].

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After God is Dibia: Igbo Cosmology, Healing, Divination and Sacred Science in Nigeria v. 2

Kalu Friday marked it as to-read Apr 13, The Fon people call it Fa. Mkali Maarufu marked it as to-read Jan 30, Obinna Ugwu marked it as to-read May 30, The following is a parable from the Oraifite community of Igboland.

Return to Book Page. So the bush cat went up very softly behind and pounced on the cock and killed him at once, and began to eat him.

After God is Dibia: Vol. 1 by Anenechukwu Umeh

Daisy Brin marked it as to-read Dec 26, When the skin was well cured the hunter took it to a distant market, where he sold it for much money. Obinna Obiekweihe marked it as to-read Aug 10, The hunter then went os his friend the goat, and borrowed two hundred rods from him in the same way.


Nee ubosi taata dozie ya ka o di ka ibe ya God bless today as you did with other days. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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The goat was dead almost at once, and the leopard started on his meal. Now, some time before this Effiong had made friends with a leopard and a bush cat, whom he had met in the forest whilst on one of his hunting expeditions; and he had also made friends with a goat and a cock at a farm where he had stayed for the night.

As you can see, Igbo prayers were a combination of affirmations, praises, proverbs, and requests. The delegates left home for the human world with the good news, divine words of consolation and instruction on the new divination system that would replace the uncanny vision and audition of the lady sage of divination.

After God is Dibia: Vol. 1

On looking round, however, he saw some corn on the, ground, and, being hungry, he commenced to eat. Published February 1st by Africa Research and Publications. Diba God is Dibia: Trivia About After God is Dibi Oliver marked it as to-read Feb 24, Open Preview See a Problem?

Nick Chinenye marked it as to-read Jun 03, Ute ikpe ekpere prayers. Lourdes marked it as to-read Jul 26, Ndi mvu na ndi egede The primordial and other ancestors of the spirit world also to join. Paperback2 pages.


One day, as he was very hungry, he went to his friend Okun and borrowed two hundred rods from atter, and told him to come to his house on a certain day to get his money, and he told him to bring his gun, loaded, with him. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.

This meant a saving of eight hundred rods to Effiong; but he was not content with this, and directly he afted the report of the gun he ran out from where he had been hiding all the time, and found the leopard lying dead with Okun standing over it. Not seeing any one about he stalked the goat and got nearer and nearer, until he was within springing distance.

Nkechi marked it as to-read Jan 16, Directly Okun had gone, instead of burying the body Effiong dragged it inside the house and skinned it very carefully. Balogun marked it as to-read Jul 22, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.