J. Omosade Awolalu

Yoruba Beliefs and Sacrificial Rites

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J. Omosade Awolalu
   - Yoruba Beliefs and Sacrificial Rites

Surveys previous works on Yoruba religion and outlines a typology of beliefs, as well as offers an interpretation of religious rites as elements of sacrificial system. This serious study gives valuable material for other approaches to religion-comparative, scientific and theological in addition to providing a point of reference for further studies of socio-religious change and a glimpse into the potential future of the Yoruba religion.