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An introduction to the religion of the Limba of Sierra Leone

Prince Sorie Conteh

An introduction to the religion of the Limba of Sierra Leone

by Prince Sorie Conteh

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Published by UNISA Press in Pretoria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Limba (African people) -- Sierra Leone -- Religion,
  • Sierra Leone -- Religion

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 160-167) and index.

    StatementPrince Sorie Conteh.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2480.L5 C66 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 170 p. ;
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23152613M
    ISBN 101868884325
    ISBN 109781868884322
    LC Control Number2008556138

    Sierra Leone. Traditionally, FGM is carried out by older women in unhygienic conditions in isolated bush camps. This Country Profile shows that there has been a slight reduction in the overall prevalence of FGM in Sierra Leone from % in to % in , .   Bloody Democracy: A Memoir of Sierra Leone in Upheaval by Marwan Khadar Concerto for an Exile: Poems by Syl Cheney-Coker Diamonds Are Forever by Ian Fleming (4th book in the James Bond series) Diamonds in the Shadow by Caroline B. Cooney Flight to Freedom by Hugh Zachary (1st book in the Saga of Sierra Leone).

    Statistics for Islam in Sierra Leone estimate a Muslim population of 3,,, representing around 60 percent of the country's total population. There are 18 ethnic groups in the country, the two largest being the Temne and Temnes are the main tribe in the north and are predominantly Muslim. He is the author of An Introduction to the Religion of the Limba of Sierra Leone and has published articles in Journal of Mission Studies and World Council of Churches Current Dialogue.

    The digital editions of this book are free to download thanks to the generous support of interested readers and organisations, who made donations using the crowd-funding website Oral Literature in Africa is part of our World Oral Literature Series in . Sierra Leone shares borders with Guinea and Liberia. The Atlantic Ocean lies to the west. Sierra Leone has four physical regions. Along the Atlantic coast is a flat, swampy plain. The Sierra Leone peninsula is a region of thickly wooded mountains that rise from the coastal swamps. Freetown is in this region.


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An introduction to the religion of the Limba of Sierra Leone by Prince Sorie Conteh Download PDF EPUB FB2

Prince is a Visiting Scholar at the All Nations University College in Koforidua, Ghana. Prince is the author of An Introduction to the religion of the Limba in Sierra Leone (), Traditionalists, Muslims, and Christians () and has published articles in the Journal of Mission Studies and World Council of Churches' Current : Prince Sorie Conteh.

Get this from a library. An introduction to the religion of the Limba of Sierra Leone. [Prince Sorie Conteh]. An Introduction to the Religion of the Limba in Sierra Leone by Prince Sorie Conteh,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(4). Conteh, Prince Sorie "An Introduction to the Religion of the Limba of Sierra Leone", University of South Africa Press.

Conteh, Prince Sorie "Traditionalists, Muslims, and Christians in Africa: Interreligious Encounters and Dialogue", Cambria Press [Amherst, New York], February This is followed by a basic introduction to the socio-history of the Limba people, their origin, environment, language, politics, economy and other socio-cultural characteristics, in order to provide an understanding of the background on which their religion is formed.

Limba people live in Sierra Leone, Liberia or Guinea. Today the two Limba tribes, West and East, make up the third largest tribe in Sierra Leone.

What Are Their Lives Like. Both the West and East Limba people love visual arts, music and dance. They are noted for their copper masks which they use for funeral ceremonies.

The Limba people are the third largest ethnic group in Sierra Leone. They represent % of Sierra Leone's total population (, members). They are based in the north of the country across seven provinces, comprising about 8% of the national populations. The Limba are believed to be the earliest indigenous people of Sierra Leone.

(shelved times as sierra-leone) avg rating —ratings — published Want to Read saving. Limba People of Sierra Leone, West Africa. Limba people can be found in Sierra leone and they are related to the Gola people of Liberia they migrated and lived in Warra mountains in Present day Sierra Leone later settled in Freetown the capital of Sierra Leone during the 16th to 18th Century they were captured by the Europeans especially the British to U.S.A and other parts of North America.

The whole of Sierra Leone covers s square miles (72, square kilometers), roughly the size of South Carolina. At its northern tip lies Freetown, the Sierra Leonean capital.

The peninsula's mountain range is covered by tropical rain forests split by. Sierra Leone is officially a secular state, although Islam and Christianity are the two main and dominant religions in the country.

The constitution of Sierra Leone provides for freedom of religion and the Sierra Leone Government generally protects it. The Sierra Leone Government is constitutionally forbidden from establishing a state religion, though Muslim and Christian prayers are usually.

Members of the Limba religion believe that after he created them, God taught the Limba how to grow food and perform other tasks, that he provided their first chief, and that he is responsible for all Limba cultural values. For the Limba, religion is incorporated into all aspects of life.

Adherents believe in ancestor spirits and the supernatural. Sierra Leone has a largely traditional economy in which the majority of the population engages in subsistence agriculture, and direct government involvement in economic activity limits private sector development.

Sierra Leone is a member of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). This is my tribe called Limba in English, the original word for Limba is "Yumba" which means = Patient/wait.

The Limba people in Sierra Leone and abroad are. Limba Indigenous Religion seeks to provide a general introduction to the fundamental concepts of Limba culture and religious cosmology for students, teachers, religious leaders, and others interested in the cultural and religious landscape of Africa, and particularly of Sierra Leone.

It is. Limba Indigenous Religion: First Edition [Prince Conteh] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Limba Indigenous Religion seeks to provide a general introduction to the fundamental concepts of Limba culture and religious cosmology for students. from the Limba country (Sierra Leone), collected by Finnegan during her fieldwork in the late s, which are freely accessible here.

The book is available as a free pdf and ebook download thanks to the generous support of interested readers and organisations, who made donations using the crowd-funding website COVID Resources.

Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

This book critically examines the content of British policy towards Sierra Leone from the outbreak of conflict there in to its official conclusion in It attempts to find answers to why Britain’s New Labour government pursued a more.

STORYTELLING IN SIERRA LEONE. Sierra Leone comprises sixteen (16) ethnic groups. The largest of these is the Mende found in the Southern and Eastern Provinces.

Next to them in number is the Temne in the North. The third largest group is the Limba, also in the Northern Province, followed by the Kono in the Eastern Province. Sierra Leone - Religion.

The US government estimated the total population at million (July estimate). According to the census, the most recent available, 78 percent of the population.The Limba New Testament. The Limba people have dedicated their New Testament – again!

A revised edition was officially launched Dec. 16,during ceremonies in Freetown, Sierra Leone. The Limba New Testament, originally dedicated inwas one of the first translation projects completed with primarily LBT involvement.The name Sierra Leone dates back towhen a Portuguese explorer sailed down the coast of West Africa.

There seems some dispute whether it was the shape or climatic conditions that influenced Pedro da Cintra to come up with “Sierra Lyoa” meaning Lion Mountains. Some say the coastal regions looked like “lion’s teeth”. Others [ ].