An overview of the african marriage rites and traditional religion pages 1 african communities, african marriage rites, african traditional religion. Ch 3 christianity, african traditional religions and cultural identity in southern mozambique / teresa cruz e silva and ana laforte ch 4 for the sake of christian marriage: abolish church weddings / klaus fiedler ch 5 wosana rite of passage: reflections on the initiation of wosana in the cult of mwali in zimbabwe / leslie s. Sacrifice - most ancient african religions offered some sort of sacrifice to their gods or the spirits this sacrifice varied from small items, like a portion of food or drink, to much larger items like cattle or even human sacrifice rites of passage - traditional religions played an important role in the rites of passage these included rituals surrounding. The impact of african traditional religious beliefs and cultural values on mainly, from african traditional religion (of transitional rites and. African rites of passage source: encyclopedia of african religion in traditional african society, marriage is a rite which is celebrated.
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