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Where is Ifa Located in the Library
IFA BL74 - BL265
Ifa - Open Access Textbook
Textbook on Ifa Religion
A free Open Access textbook covering all of Ifa created by Dr. Will Coleman of the Interdenominational Theological Center and Brad Ost of the AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library through funding from Atla - Collectors and Connectors in Religion and Theology
Ifa: A Brief Introduction
Ifa divination may not be common in other African philosophies, but it is for the Yoruba people an oasis of wisdom, love, and morality. It is a fulcrum that is independent of Western or Asian philosophy. Complex and indispensable, Ifa divination is an integral component of Yoruba culture. Ifa divination is made explicit through its babaláwo, he who is versed in the knowledge and wisdom of the unknown—a philosopher steeped in his love for nature, in the use of herbs, and in the ways of the countryside. For Yoruba culture to be analytically meaningful, there must be Ifa divination, just as there must be the ori.
History of Ifa (oracle) Tradition