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3 edition of God"s Medicine Men & Other Stories found in the catalog.

God"s Medicine Men & Other Stories

by Tanure Ojaide

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Malthouse Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Myth & legend told as fiction,
  • General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Nigeria,
  • Social life and customs

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13165670M
    ISBN 109780231374
    ISBN 109789780231378

      "Father of gods and men." He's a god of battles, a giver of victory (like the earliest vestiges of YHWH), a male thunderstorm god, a northern Aryan sky or mountain god (Greek Zeus and Roman Jupiter derived from same Indo-European word) associated with the thunderbolt, especially in ~delahoyd/mythology/ Originally, Thoth was a god of creation, but was later thought to be the one who civilized men, teaching them civic and religious practices, writing, medicine, music and magic. He took on many of the roles of Seshat, until she became a dual, female version of

    In some stories, they are brother and sister who unite in marriage; in others, they seem to be two sides of a single being. The supreme god of the Fon people of West Africa is Mawu-Lisa, usually described as brother and sister twins who became the parents of all the other gods, also born as   While the men slept, he made four women very carefully, and when the men woke, each found at his side a beautiful wife.. When they looked they would see everything that was around them, and they constantly contemplated the arch of the sky and the round face of the

    The simplest and most direct way to approach mythology is to look at its subject matter. In the broadest terms myths are traditional stories about gods, kings, and heroes. Myths often relate the creation of the world and sometimes its future destruction as well. They tell how gods created men. They depict the relationships between various gods   The way of Mother Gaia is the passive, feminine, Yin way of healing. All we need to do to regain our health is to return to the bosom of Mother Nature and live in accordance with Her laws. The Gaia archetype underlies all notions of the Nature Cure. Mother Nature is a healing goddess. In the s, James Lovelock formulated the Gaia hypothesis


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