African Culture . Objective: To examine and discuss aspects of African customs, beliefs, and traditions. . African Religion: . Religion helped unite African society Oral tradition and myths are used to teach morals
Objective: To examine and discuss aspects of African customs, beliefs, and traditions.
Bumba:Creator god of the Boshongo of Zaire, who vomited up the sun, earth, and all living creatures including man.
Strong appeal to ruling elites and merchant class-basis for business relationships
Like Christianity, Islam in sub-Saharan Africa reflect interests of local converts (East & West Africa)
Measures against evil spirits & continue rituals to please Gods/ Goddesses