Proverbs of Africa: human nature in the Nigerian oral tradition ; an exposition and analysis of 2,600 proverbs from 64 peoples

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Professors World Peace Academy, 1996 - Religion - 434 pages
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Contents

Introduction
1
God Humanity and Gods Creation
17
The Family
31
The Moral Law
61
Educational and Behavioral Rules and Principles
83
The Molding of a Person by the Society
141
The Individual and Society
173
The Human Condition
221
Human Character
339
Poverty
349
Secrets
357
Bad Luck and Misfortune
363
Joy and Happiness
371
Relativism in Life
377
Figures of Speech
389
Miscellaneous
411

Human Experience
261
Wisdom
287
The Religious Life
309
Life for Others
321
Human Nature
329
Personal Names in the Oral Tradition of Nigeria
417
List of the Peoples from which the Proverbs Come
433
List of the Peoples from which the Personal Names Come
434
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