A. Hierarchy of beings
The Africans understand the universe to consist of two parts.
This ordering is what is referred to as the hierarchy of beings.
It can be divided into seven categories as follows;
Inter-relationship of all things, living and non-living
RESPONSIBILITIES GIVEN TO HUMAN BEINGS AT CREATION
(i) Human Beings and God
Many African myths of creation point to the fact that human beings are dependent on God e.g.
NAMING IN T.A.S [TRADITIONAL AFRICAN SOCIETY]
(ii) Human Beings and animals
Africans believe God gave human beings animals for their use and should handle them responsibly.
The following are the uses of animals to human beings;
SELECTED ASPECTS IN AFRICAN RELIGIOUS HERITAGE - K.C.S.E C.R.E NOTES
(iii) Human beings and plants
Human beings depend on plants in various ways e.g.
Construction of buildings.
Some trees are used as sacred places of worship.
Pasture for their animals.
Provision of shelter.
THE TEACHINGS ABOUT HUMAN BEINGS FROM THE BIBLICAL CREATION ACCOUNTS
(iv) Human beings and non-living things
GOD’S PLAN OF SALVATION OF MANKIND
Give six reason why leaders maybe rejected in the society
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