6 edition of Yoruba religious carving found in the catalog.
Yoruba religious carving
Kevin K. Carroll
Bibliography: p. 169.
|Statement||Forword by William Fagg.|
|LC Classifications||NB1097.N5 C3 1967|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 172 p.|
|Number of Pages||172|
|LC Control Number||67013951|
This book is a portal into Yoruba religious life and history. I am incredibly grateful that Baba Ifa Karade wrote this book and that I was able to learn from it. Seeing into somebody else's life is a wonderful thing, and now I can teach others who may not understand what Yoruba religion is, or. Now for the first time is a 'Full Colour' book which Uncovers, the ancient History and Origins of the Yoruba tribe of South-Western Nigeria. 'The Yoruba' traces the origins behind the ancient.
Click to read more about Details: Yoruba religious carving: Pagan & Christian sculpture in Nigeria & Dahomey by Kevin Carroll. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for bookloversAuthor: Kevin Carroll. The Yoruba people (Yoruba: Ìran Yorùbá) are an ethnic group that inhabits western Africa, mainly Nigeria and Yoruba constitute about 44 million people in total. The vast majority of this population is from Nigeria, where the Yoruba make up 16% of the country's population, making them one of the largest ethnic groups in Yoruba people speak the Yoruba language, which is Benin: million.
During the course of his busy missionary career Kevin also found time to produce the two very important aforementioned books on African culture: Yoruba Religious Carving – subtitled Pagan and Christian Sculpture in Nigeria and Dahomey (), and Architectures of Nigeria (). The first of these books describes the “Oye-Ekiti Scheme” in. The numerous deities of the Yoruba religion are usually the subject of a Yoruba carver’s work. Carvings include figural Shango dance wands, kneeling Eshu figures and representations of other gods. Horse and rider and twin Ibeji figures are also dominant motifs of the Yoruba carvers in Nigeria.
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Yoruba Religious Carving [Carroll, Kevin] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Yoruba Religious Carving5/5(1). Yoruba Religious Carving: Pagan & Christian Sculpture in Nigeria & Dahomey Hardcover – January 1, by Kevin Carroll (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions5/5(1).
Yoruba Religious Carving, Pagan and Christian Sculpture in Nigeria and Dahomey Carroll, Kevin Published by Frederick A. Praeger, New York, New York (). religious carving, can be divided into four: (a) Carvings which portray orisa (b) those which portray cult members (c) the mask, as distinct from the superstructure, implements, etc.
(d) architectural units de-corated with scenes from Yoruba life, pots, drums, shrine houses, and bowls. Eshu, the trouble maker, is often depicted with something in his mouth. Yoruba: Sculpture of West Africa Paperback – March 1, by William Buller Fagg (Author)Cited by: This is an excellent book for anyone seeking an introduction to Ifa and Yoruba religious traditions.
The author does an amazing job laying a foundation for understanding in addition to fueling the flame of curiosity. The flow of the book begins with a history of the religion and how it Cited by: Dr. Muata Ashby’s book sets the stage with discussions of Kemetic (Ancient Egyptian) civilization, and how the original teachings of the great Shepsu led to the rise of other traditions like Ayurveda on the Indian Subcontinent and, of course, Christianity.
Other topics discussed include. 6 homely either. It will not look exactly like a particular person and will “reflect light.” Ewa and ase are the underlying and guiding principles for all Yoruba, whether they are women in the market place, babalowas (priests) conducting divination ceremonies or artisans creating functional and ceremonial objects.
64pp In clear, easy to follow step this books leads the carver to create an image of one of the greatest religious figures of all time, Moses.
Each step is illustrated with a color photo, detailing, precisely, the carving action used. While the basic religious beliefs remain the same, the religion is now a fusion of authentic Yoruba from Africa; indigenous native (Indian) beliefs and Christianity from Europe.
Basic Yoruba belief involves ritual practices such as singing, dancing, drumming, spirit possession, ritual. The following study is the beginning of a analysis about the thoughts of religious-and philosophical aspects of the Yoruba's.
For whom everything is found the profound foundation of the system of divination of IFA, for the Yoruba's it is the center core of the ideas from the beginning of time. All the information that is used in IFA is rich in. Books shelved as yoruba: The Handbook of Yoruba Religious Concepts by Baba Ifa Karade, Olodumare: God in Yoruba Belief by E.
Bolaji Idowu, Tales of Yorub Home My Books. Books shelved as yoruba-religion: Voodoo, Hoodoo and Slave Magic by Stephen Ashley, City of Gods: Ilé-Ifè in Time, Space, and the Imagination by Jaco. The Yoruba religion has become widespread throughout the western hemisphere as well as its native Africa.
The religion flourishes in the Caribbean, and South America where it has been transplanted along with the peoples who followed this religious path, from Africa. Our featured book today is; Yoruba Religious Carving: Pagan and Christian Sculpture in Nigeria and Dahomey by Kevin Carroll Father Kevin Carroll was an Irish SMA father, that is, a member of the French religious order, Société des Missions Africaines SMA, province of Ireland.
This book is a portal into Yoruba religious life and history. I am incredibly grateful that Baba Ifa Karade wrote this book and that I was able to learn from it.
Seeing into somebody else's life is a wonderful thing, and now I can teach others who may not understand what Yoruba religion is, orFile Size: KB. RITUALS, SYMBOLISM AND SYMBOLS IN YORUBA TRADITIONAL RELIGIOUS THOUGHT E.
Dada Adelowo* Introduction This paper' is moti~ated by' the need. to ' correct the erroneOUS observatiods, notions, assertions and pontifications of some foreign armchair investigators about. religious situations, facts and values in Africa as a Size: KB. Significant works have been done on the religious content, uniqueness and functionality of African art and objects.
However, not much has been done on carvers of religious sculptures. This paper therefore provides a fresh historical account on the origin and exponents of wood carving in Oyo Southwestern Nigeria.
Two prominent families of traditional religious wood carvers in Oyo were studied Author: Sanda Francis Ademola, Oladokun Taiwo Olaniyi. In this introductory volume, Baba Ifa Karade provides an easily understandable overview of the Yoruba religion. He describes 16 orisha and shows us how to work with divination, to use the chakras to internalize the teachings of Yoruba, and describes how to create a sacred place of worship.
Includes prayers, dances, songs, offerings, and sacrifices to honor the orisha and egun/5(2). Beginning inFather Carroll observed and first documented the traditional arts of the Ekiti area of Yorubaland and later introduced an Africanized Christian art in his Yoruba Religious Carving (), which became mandatory reading for an early generation of African art scholars.
Yoruba religious carving. New York, Praeger [, ©] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Carroll.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Carroll, Kevin, Yoruba religious carving: pagan & Christian sculpture in Nigeria & Dahomey.
London, Dublin [etc.] G.Ifa: The Yoruba God of Divination in Nigeria and the United States. Louis Djisovi Ikukomi Eason (Paperback).