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Tiv religion

R. M. Downes

Tiv religion

by R. M. Downes

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Published by Ibadan University Press in Ibadan .
Written in English


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StatementbyR. M. Downes ; with a foreward by Sir James W. Robertson.
The Physical Object
Pagination102p. ;
Number of Pages102
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20014626M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Downes, Rupert Major. Tiv religion. [Ibadan, Nigeria] Ibadan University Press, (OCoLC) Material Type.

TIV RELIGION TIV RELIGION. The Tiv, who live in the central Benue valley of Nigeria, have a name for God, Aondo (sky), but are not much interested in him because they say that he is not much interested in them.

God, in their view, created the earth and everything within it—including the forces of evil. Title: A source book on Tiv religion. Published By: Original publisher New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bohannan, Paul. Source notebook on Tiv religion. New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, (OCoLC) TIV RELIGION. The Tiv, who live in the central Benue valley of Nigeria, have a name for God, Aondo (sky), but are not much interested in him because they say that he is not much interested in them.

God, in their view, created the earth and everything within it—including the forces of evil. Then he walked away—the Tiv do not ask where God went. The European Missionaries failed to understand the important virtues of the Tiv traditional religion and technology and condemned the Tiv religion.

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Religious Beliefs. The Tiv recognize an otiose god called Aondo (Sky) who created the universe, but they do not postulate that he has any current interest in them. They acknowledge ancestral spirits and, sometimes, make offerings to them—but do not pray to them or regard them as either good or evil.

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According to Downes () the actual and visible Tiv cosmos (tar) is seperated from the mystical and unseen part of it by means of water. Tiv (or Tiiv) are a Bantoid ethnic constitute approximately % of Nigeria's total population, and number about million individuals throughout Nigeria and Cameroon.

[citation needed] [year needed] The Tiv language is spoken by about 7 million people in Nigeria with a few speakers in of the language's Nigerian speakers are found in Benue, Taraba and Nasarawa States.

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The Tiv Traditional religion, people explore the divine mystery and. The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica. See Article History. Tiv, people living on both sides of the Benue River in Nigeria; they speak a language of the Benue-Congo branch of the Niger-Congo family.

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