2 edition of can thought, religion, and culture found in the catalog.
can thought, religion, and culture
Oliver Alozie Onwubiko
|Other titles||African thought, religion & culture.|
|Statement||Oliver A. Onwubiko.|
|Series||The Christian mission and culture in Africa ;, vol. 1|
|Contributions||Onwubiko, Oliver Alozie.|
|LC Classifications||BL2400 .O58 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||193 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||193|
|LC Control Number||93109589|
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In social science: Cultural anthropology Tylor’s landmark work ofPrimitive Culture, is the part of human behaviour that is cultural anthropology more than from any other single social science has come the emphasis on the cultural foundations of human behaviour and thought in society.
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Summary: Religion, philosophy and culture are three "elements" of the human reality. If the first could be compared to the feet with which Man journeys towards his destiny, philosophy could represent the eyes that scrutinize that journey, and culture, the earth on which Man is.
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