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At every corner in Nigeria, there is a church, a mosque or some form of religious organization. At every hour of the day (Nights inclusive), there is a religious service taking place. 891 more words


To 'talk religion' with Placide Tempels

“How ‘to talk religion’? Of religion? Singularly of religion today? How dare we speak of it in the singular without fear and trembling, this very day?” 1,030 more words

Kinship, Ritual and Oroko Existentialism


The question of kinship and how it impacts any given society has been given attention by sociologists, anthropologists and literary creators either overtly or indirectly. 3,909 more words


Teaching Philosophy Interculturally

I guess that was my longest ‘silence’ ever between two blog posts. And even while there was so much happening in my philosophical life… Now I have to try to catch up a bit, before things will be too far in the past. 816 more words

There resided here for some time an African called Antonius Wilhelmus Amo who belonged in the household of his Royal Highness. As he had before then thoroughly mastered the Latin language, he very diligently and with great success studied here in the School of private law. 168 more words

Why Intersectionality?

Many of us are familiar with the stereotypes and stigmas that are placed on working women, and the expectations that are imposed upon them.

We know for example that they often receive comments about their appearance, and that they are more often self-conscious about their appearance. 1,191 more words

Intersectional Feminism

The Idea of An African Philosophy

Based on a lecture given in the Singelkerk on 24/05/2017

The idea of an African philosophy is still controversial with many within Academia denying its existence and/or its possibility to exist. 1,796 more words

The Other