African Personality and Spirituality: The Role of Abosom and by Anthony Ephirim-Donkor

By Anthony Ephirim-Donkor

There is a divine pronouncement one of the Akan that every one humans are kids of God (Nana Nyame), none a toddler of the earth (mother); that means that humans are non secular in beginning, descending at once from God through the Abosom (gods and goddesses). everyone then has a deity as father (Ᾱgya-bosom), attractiveness of which existentially allows anyone to fulfil one’s occupation or expert blueprint (Nkrabea). Intrinsically, consequently, humans embrace the very essence of the Abosom, which manifests itself behaviorally and psychologically in a fashion just like these of the gods and goddesses.

African character and Spirituality: The position of Abosom and Human Essence for this reason addresses final existential matters of the Akan, revealing the essence of the primeval gods and goddesses and the way they remodel themselves into humans, in addition to the psychology of character attribute attributes, the phenomenon of spirit alightment, and different manifestations of the gods and goddesses, and the central of moral lifestyles and generativity (bra bᴐ) as foundation of everlasting life.

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