amaah + toli + religion   4

Articles of Faith
"Let's start, if you will, with the downfall of Satan" - a look at some Nigerian pop art deployed in the service of the good lord.
art  pop  religion  faith  tradition  modernity  superstition  christianity  culture  whimsy  humour  wit  Nigeria  Africa  angels  demons  analysis  theology  toli  juju  poster  reflection 
april 2007 by amaah
More serendipity - this time on religion
Contrast "Onward G.O.P. Soldiers" with David Lodge: Malcom Muggeridge did not welcome them and wrote a polemical piece in the New Statesman in 1965 urging "Backward, Christian Soldiers!"... What people needed from the Catholic Church, according to Muggeri
catholicism  religion  irony  literature  observation  whimsy  serendipity  toli 
october 2004 by amaah
Tradition and Modernity
I thank God I am still here. I should be dead by now; my twin brother is. You could say I am living on borrowed time, but I prefer to say I am blessed. Decades ago, my mother committed the then unpardonable sin of giving birth to twins.
Africa  tradition  modernity  religion  nigeria  superstition  culture  values  psychology  philosophy  confidence  toli 
october 2004 by amaah

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