Title

[African Religion, Culture, and Social Change]

Original Title

Ayisi, Dr. Erico, Africa and Social Change Side 1, Opoku, Kofi A. Traditional African Religion Side 2 (July 18, 20, 1972)

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Collection

Martin Luther King Fellows In Black Religious Studies, Inc. Collection

Document Type

Audio

Date Information

1972-07-18

Playing Time

02:01:46

Abstract

Dr. Erico Ayisi and Kofi A. Opoku give presentations on African religion and culture. In these presentations they also talk about economic and cultural change and field questions from the audience.

File Name

auc.048.b10t10.19720718.aud0010

Comments

00:00:05 Audio begins with Dr. Erico Ayisi talking about rationality and non-Western societies being non-rational.

00:10:03 Talks about how people, when talking about African culture, reference early work done by Europeans and how this is a mistake.

00:21:03 Talks about ideas dominated the minds of the people, as everything in Africa was pagan.

00:28:21 Talks about economic changes in Africa.

00:30:07 Questions and answers.

01:01:15 Kofi A. Opoku talks about religious ideas in villages and farms in Africa and the idea of change.

01:16:35 Questions and answers.

02:01:46 Audio ends.

Acknowledgements

The Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library acknowledges the generous support of the National Endowment for Humanities - Humanities Collections and Reference Resources Implementation Project Grant in supporting the processing and digitization of a number of its major archival collections as part of the project: Spreading the Word: Expanding Access to African American Religious Archival Collections at the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library.

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