Of Translation, Vernacularization, and Appropriation: Reevaluating Bishop Ajayi Crowther in Yoruba Spirituality

By S. ’Jide Komolafe The philosophical exploration of religious beliefs and practices is evident in all cultures. Thus every living and healthy religion has a marked idiosyncrasy. Its power consists in its special message and in the bias which that revelation gives to life. Consequently, when an alien religion makes an incursion, it is not surprising that it lives off the conceptual religious capital of its host, adding very little, save a certain empirical enrichment.  Even ...
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