Black Spirituality Religion : Yah And the Igbo, Before The Bible and Hebrews

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I'm just passing down knowledge that a Brother passed to me just now,
and this is why I say, WE learn something everyday if we open our minds to diffrent concepts, and we MUST learn that ALL things written in history did not start w/ the Bible.
Who REALLY knows how long the Igbo called the Supreme being Yah before the Hebrews? Hotep.


http://ndi-nche.com/nsibidiscript.html
 
Hostility, Suspicion and Mistrust

“An interesting example of unresolved heterogeneity is the introduction of the feudal hierarchical system into a community like the Igbo by both the colonial authority and the Christian church. Over the ages, the Igbo have lived in extremely democratic and acephalous village units, each one independent of its neighbor and, in its internal government, acknowledging no single, supreme ruler or reigning dynasty. Before the colonial era the facts show and a popular proverb of the Igbo declares defiantly that "Igbo enwegh eze"-- the Igbo know no king. British anthropologist C. K. Meek puts it bluntly and succinctly: kingship is not and never was a feature of the Ibo constitution. Where it occurs it is clearly of exotic origin.

The British colonial authority was puzzled by this anomaly, which imperial puzzlement found expression in the words of Margery Perham: Southeast Nigeria presented administrative problems which, in their "difficulty, are unique in Nigeria if not in all British Africa. "The British were . . . dealing with a suspicious people whose culture presented exceptional difficulties to the understanding of Europeans." To Her Majesty's government it was not only un-British and therefore barbarous, but it was all the more incomprehensible since the neighbors of the Igbo of comparable size and "intelligence" and "state of evolution," the Yoruba and Bini of the West and the Hausa-Fulani of the North had evolved intricate hierarchical systems of governance with "Obas" (kings) and "Emirs" (feudal Moslem rulers), at the apex of ruling houses and dynasties.”
 
Hostility, Suspicion and Mistrust

“An interesting example of unresolved heterogeneity is the introduction of the feudal hierarchical system into a community like the Igbo by both the colonial authority and the Christian church. Over the ages, the Igbo have lived in extremely democratic and acephalous village units, each one independent of its neighbor and, in its internal government, acknowledging no single, supreme ruler or reigning dynasty. Before the colonial era the facts show and a popular proverb of the Igbo declares defiantly that "Igbo enwegh eze"-- the Igbo know no king. British anthropologist C. K. Meek puts it bluntly and succinctly: kingship is not and never was a feature of the Ibo constitution. Where it occurs it is clearly of exotic origin.

The British colonial authority was puzzled by this anomaly, which imperial puzzlement found expression in the words of Margery Perham: Southeast Nigeria presented administrative problems which, in their "difficulty, are unique in Nigeria if not in all British Africa. "The British were . . . dealing with a suspicious people whose culture presented exceptional difficulties to the understanding of Europeans." To Her Majesty's government it was not only un-British and therefore barbarous, but it was all the more incomprehensible since the neighbors of the Igbo of comparable size and "intelligence" and "state of evolution," the Yoruba and Bini of the West and the Hausa-Fulani of the North had evolved intricate hierarchical systems of governance with "Obas" (kings) and "Emirs" (feudal Moslem rulers), at the apex of ruling houses and dynasties.”

TY 4 info peace.
 

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