[African Religion, Culture, and Social Change]

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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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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.

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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.


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