List eight places used for worship in traditional African communities. (8 marks)
Places used for worship in traditional African communities
Give six reasons why sacrifices are made in traditional African communities. (6 marks)
Reasons why sacrifices are made in traditional African communities
OUTLINE WHAT SIMEON AND ANN REVEALED ABOUT THE LIFE OF JESUS WHEN HIS PARENTS PRESENTED HIM TO THE TEMPLE FOR DEDICATION
ROLES OF HEALERS IN TRADITIONAL AFRICAN COMMUNITY
(a) Medicine people
They are also known as healers, herbalists, traditional doctors.
Are people though who spirits and ancestors communicated with the living.
Are people who reveal secret information from the past or the future.
Get their power through supernatural endowment and apprenticeship. They observe the behavior of plants, insects and animals. They study the sky, stars, moon, clouds, wind movement and their body senses to predict weather.
Perform religious duties. They either inherit the position or receive a divine call.
(f) Prophets/ seers
Prophets are also referred to as seers. A prophet is a person who can foretell the future by revealing visions, dreams or messages from God.
Are senior members of the community in charge of families, villages and clans. They are morally upright, settle disputes in the community are also custodians of the community property and decide how it would be shared.
EXPLAIN THE SIGNIFICANCE OF RITUALS CONDUCTED DURING THE NAMING CEREMONIES IN TRADITIONAL AFRICAN COMMUNITIES
Explain the significance of rituals conducted during the naming ceremonies in Traditional African Communities
The role of a Diviner
Predicts future occurrences
Warns against future calamities
Advises counsels/guides on various issues
Intercedes in times of calamities
Heals those with various diseases and ailments
Mediates between god/ ancestral/spirit and the people
Judge/ presides over various cases in the community
Interprets messages from the spirit world
Comforts the sick and the depressed in the community
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