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African Wisdom

101 Proverbs from the Motherland

by Tokunboh Adelekan

  • 374 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Judson Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social Science,
  • Inspirational - Gifts,
  • Inspirational,
  • Sociology,
  • Christian Life - Inspirational - Gifts,
  • General,
  • Christian life,
  • Meditations,
  • Proverbs, African

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages115
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8072407M
    ISBN 100817014616
    ISBN 109780817014612
    OCLC/WorldCa54371998

      Book Review: The Healing Drum: African Wisdom Teachings by Yaya Diallo and Mitchell Hall (Destiny Books ) This book was a joy to read and was all of informative, entertaining, and inspiring. Yaya Diallo grew up in the West African country of Mali in the Minianka tribe. His folk are animists and his traditional training was in musical healing. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Humanity's African Roots: Remembering the Ancestors' Wisdom by Joe Holland (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

    African Wisdom. likes. A fun page just to educate and exchange the wise words, proverbs and sayings among the members of the ers:   Wisdom is like a baobab tree; no one individual can embrace it. — Ewe proverb. The death of an elderly man is like a burning library. — Ivorian proverb. Anger and madness are brothers. — African proverb. Do not follow a person who is running away. — Kenyan proverb. An orphaned calf licks its own back. — Kenyan Author: Dikson.

    African Wisdom Proverbs From the Motherland (Book): Adelekan, Tokunbo: It takes a whole village to raise a child. If you wash yourself with anger you never have clean hands. These are just a few of the more than inspiring proverbs contained in this book. Many people, unfortunately, merely associate the continent of Africa with poverty, disease, and conflict. Book Introductions explain each book’s content and connect biblical themes to African contexts. Proverbs and Stories relate Scripture with wisdom from Africa. African pastors and theologians writing notes for Africans about traditions of Africa as it relates to the Bible.


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I have enjoyed reading this book of African wisdom. I have been studying African proverbs for the past 29 years particularly since learning the Kiswahili language when living tin East Africa We can learn to appreciate the cultures of others by learning their language and proverbs/5(5).

The Little Book of African Wisdom book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Nothing reveals so much about a culture as the folklore /5. A great little book. I had been looking for books in print containing African Proverbs and wisdom.

I was amazed to find many of the proverbs had corresponding proverbs from the writings of King Solomon in the Old Testament book of Proverbs. Glad to add this to my collection/5(4).

The African Superhighway of Wisdom by Asar Imhotep J Much has been accomplished in the field of historical linguistics to demonstrate relatedness between African languages.

The systematic methods of morphology, phonology and typology have been the tools par excellence in bringing to light similarities in African languages. TheFile Size: 1MB. African Wisdom book book provides a unique insight into folkloric African wisdom by analyzing and offering anecdotal usage of Setswana proverbs.

The author recounts tales from her rural youth and explains her philosophy on the healing power of s: 0. In the moment of crisis, the wise build bridges and the foolish build dams.

~ Nigerian proverb. If you are filled with pride, then you will have no room for wisdom. ~ African proverb. A wise person will always find away. ~ Tanzanian proverb. Nobody is born wise. ~ African proverb.

A man who uses force is afraid of reasoning. ~Kenyan proverb. African Wisdom: Proverbs from the Motherland - One cannot sow maize and harvest peanuts.

Don't look where you fell but where you slipped. The young cannot teach tradition to the old. These are just a few of the more than inspiring proverbs contained in African Wisdom.

Too often Africa is associated only with poverty, disease, and conflict. The whole range of African oral tradition — including proverbs, sayings, stories and songs — can be used to proclaim the Gospel, Healey wrote in e-mail from Tanzania.

The site posts a African Proverbs Calendar with graphics and a proverb featured each month. Springs of Wisdom, Traditional Sayings of African Peoples: Baya, Ganda, Hausa, Herero, Swahili and Others by Various and a great selection of related books.

African Wisdom. likes. Animals on the African plains have a lot to teach us – from the smallest dung beetle to the mighty ers: ABOUT AWI. African Wisdom Institute is an African brand innovation entity which is based in the African continent. The entity is founded on the principle of using traditional and innovative marketing and communication techniques to promote, preserve and restore the African-ness within the African institutions (intercontinental, corporate, government and academic institutions).

This was a presentation for the third annual Berlin-Oxford Summer School in biblical studies, delivered June 18th, at Humboldt University of Berlin. My task was to present and critique Friedemann Golka's book "The Leopard's. Don't look where you fell but where you slipped. The young cannot teach tradition to the old.

These are just a few of the more than inspiring proverbs contained in African Wisdom. Too often Africa is associated only with poverty, disease, and conflict. These misconceptions overlook the wisdom that the motherland of civilization : Judson Press. On Women's Wisdom from the Heart of Africa, Sobonfu Somé, author, teacher, Finally Authentic African Wisdom.

This book is an excellent guide for women of the African diaspora and all other walks of life to healing and using our feminine energy to heal and sustain the world.

Over the years of owning this book I have returned to "The Healing Drum: African Wisdom Teachings" again and again. As a person of African descent I find it incredibly enriching to read the stories of Yaya Diallo as retold by Mitch Hall regarding his upbringing in the musical culture of the Miniaka (Bamana) by:   Using good manners and doing the right thing never go out of style.

And in An Ancient African Wisdom Book, author Angela Chamblee analyzes The Instruction of Ptahhotep, one of the oldest textbooks on earth; a self-help book, it teaches good manners and ethics and provides advice about how to be successful in life.

Aided by illustrations, An Ancient African Wisdom Book dissects this eighteen Author: Angela Chamblee. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Little Book of African Wisdom (little Books) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. This is the complete text of "The Ancient Wisdom in Africa", an essay by Patrick Bowen, which appeared in the the journal "Studies in Comparative Religion", Spring edition (Vol.

3, No. Written by two members of a Senegalese village, one the village elder, this guide to traditional African wisdom offers insight into such subjects as the African creation story, the wisdom of plants Read more. Book Overview This handsome palm-size volume presents a chorus of voices filled with jubilation, with memorable quotes from black writers, poets, athletes, entertainers, philosophers, and leaders.

A treasury of African-American wisdom, observations, and proverbs, its contributors range from Coretta Scott King and W.E.B. Dubois to Satchel Paige. Fine Arts Book, Book of African Wisdom, School of Elders, Book Museum, Zanou on Grandfather's Trace, Fine Books, Large Format Lamaisonrafacia 5 out of 5 stars () $ Favorite."In African proverbs, a single sentence can be the repository of age-old wisdom.

The saying 'A frog wants to be as big as an elephant, but bursts' offers a lesson on envy and self-esteem. The Rev. Tokunbo Adelekan explores a sampling of African adages and discusses their relationship to God, Christianity, and the timeless lessons they teach.".The beauty of African proverbs lies in their mystery.

Earlier in this article, we mentioned that in most African traditions, it is “unacceptable” to tell an African proverb and still be the one to explain the meaning.

It is in the spirit of African culture that we left some of them uninterpreted to enable you enjoy their richness and wisdom Author: Emeka Chigozie.