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psychology of Akan religious healing

Desmond Ayim-Aboagye

psychology of Akan religious healing

by Desmond Ayim-Aboagye

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Published by Åbo akademi in Åbo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana
    • Subjects:
    • Akan (African people) -- Ghana -- Religion.,
    • Spiritual healing -- Ghana -- Psychology.,
    • Ghana -- Religion.,
    • Ghana -- Religious life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementDesmond Ayim-Aboagye.
      SeriesReligionsvetenskapliga skrifter,, nr. 36
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL2480.A4 A95 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination166 p. ;
      Number of Pages166
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL105661M
      ISBN 109521200448
      LC Control Number99222882

      religious beliefs of the Akan people and it 4is fundamental to their religious systems. The Akan have names for God that are unlike the names they give to other spiritual beings they recognize. These special names express the idea of the uniqueness of God and reflect the attributes given to . This method allowed an in-depth interpretation of the Akan spirituality and culture. The research revealed that Akan spirituality is inseparable from traditional medicine and is a conscious phenomenon in modern medicine as well. It establishes the fact that healing is both a physical and spiritual : J.K. Opoku.

      C the ocutries with religious sanctions against suicide may have been less willing to report and record suicides _______ affects attitudes on health care and treatment, attributions about the causes of healthand disease processes, the availability of health care and health care delivey systems, help seeking behaviors, and many other aspects of. (shelved 1 time as teen-religion-and-spirituality) avg rating — 3, ratings — published

      The Akan religious thought is essentially theocentric and theistic, with the Supreme Being, God at the center of it all. From this perspective, the Akan use their cultural symbols to portray their beliefs about God, their attitudes towards God and His creation, and the Akan's relation to God and His Creation. One thing I respect deeply about Africa is the treasure of wisdom our ancestors have handed down to us. While some of our leaders may have forgotten them, the rest of us don’t need to. From prudent sayings on wisdom itself, to judicious encouragements, warnings and even quirky advice on learning, patience, unity, wealth, poverty, community.


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