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Traditional African Religions: Bantu


The chameleon is a herald of eternal life in many Bantu mythologies.

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Where's Bantu Located in the Library?



BANTU - BL2390 - BL2490

Bantu: A Brief Overview

"While Bantu religion has many diversities ... its most widespread features are the following: a great concern for ancestral spirits, who constitute the principle guardians of morality (so that some would describe its predominant characteristic as 'ancestralism'), a fear of witchcraft and a belief in one supreme God who, while seldom fairly described as otiose, is hardly ever the recipient of much public worship."

 From A New Dictionary of Religions Edited by John R. Hinnells - Ref BL31 .P48 1995

Bantu Video

Life in a Bantu Village

Books on Bantu