Ifá: An Exposition of Ifá Literary Corpus

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Athelia Henrietta Press, 1997 - Fiction - 256 pages
A literary analysis of the Yorba oral tradition known as Ifa. The first part of the book deals with the cultural background, and explores the divining process. The second part of the book is an analysis of the form of Ifa texts, including the stylistic features of the poetic language. Also discusses the concept of predestination in Yoruba belief as well as in the Yoruba cosmos.

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Contents

Ifa Priests and Their System of Divination
13
PART II
35
The Structure of f Ifa
43
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