PL EN


Preferencje help
Widoczny [Schowaj] Abstrakt
Liczba wyników
2014 | 30 (1) | 12--24
Tytuł artykułu

The African Conception of Sacrifice and its Relationship with Child Sacrifice

Treść / Zawartość
Warianty tytułu
Języki publikacji
EN
Abstrakty
EN
Although the practice of human sacrifice is not new in the mythology around sacrifice in Africa, the practice of child mutilation and sacrifice at least in Uganda was just spoken about as fairytale. However events that have unraveled since the late 1990s have shocked the country with real cases of children being mutilated and killed in the context of what is commonly referred to as child sacrifice in Uganda. This paper presents the "African" meaning of the concept sacrifice and how demonstrates how the in African religious theology disassociates itself from murder and mutilation of children's body parts as part of the rituals for healing, dealing misfortunes or even prevention of unfortunate events. There was consensus from our study participants that although historically, there has been human and child sacrifice in the African and Uganda cultural mythology, the actual practice of these vices is a new phenomenon, not recognized and accepted in indigenous/traditional religious theology and practice of African religion and culture. (original abstract)
Słowa kluczowe
PL
EN
Rocznik
Tom
Strony
12--24
Opis fizyczny
Twórcy
  • School of Social Sciences, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
  • Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
Bibliografia
  • Bukuluki P., "When I steal, it is for the benefit of me and you": Is collectivism engendering corruption in Uganda? International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences 5 (2013) 27-44.
  • Bukuluki P., Traditional healing practices among the Baganda in the context of Christianity and Western Medicine, Viennese Journal of Ethno medicine 9(1) (2006) 7- 18.
  • Bukuluki P., Traditional Healing Practices Among the Baganda in the Context of Christianity and Western Medicine, Viennese Ethnomedicine Newsletter 9(1) (2006) 18-27.
  • Burkert W., "The Function and Transformation of Ritual Killing": In Ed., Grimes R. L., Readings in Ritual Studies, Prentice-Hall, Inc. New Jersey, (1996) 62-71.
  • Davis- Floyd R., Birth as an American Rite of passage: University of California Press, Berkeley: 1992.
  • Evans-Pritchard E. E., Witchcraft, Oracles, and Magic among the Azande: Clarendon Press, Oxford: 1976.
  • Foster G. M., "Disease Etiologies in Non-Western Medical Systems", American Anthropologist 78 (1976) 773-782 & 774-775.
  • Girard R., "Violence and the Sacred Sacrifice": in R.L., Grimes (ed)., Readings in Ritual Studies, Eaglewood NJ: Prentice Hall, 1996.
  • Grimes R. L., Readings in Ritual Studies: Prentice-Hall, Inc., New Jersey, 1996.
  • Hofstede G., Cultures and Organizations: Software of the Mind. London: McGraw-Hill. 1991.
  • Ikwenobe P., Philosophical Perspectives on Communalism and Morality in African Traditions. New York: Lexington Books, 2006.
  • Janzen J. M., The Quest for Medical Pluralism in Lower Zaire: University of California Press, London: 1998.
  • Luc de Heusch, Sacrifice in Africa: A Structural Approach, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1985.
  • Luoga E. J., Witkowski E. T. F., and Balkwill K., Differential utilization and ethnobotany of trees in Kitulanghalo forest reserve and surrounding communal lands, eastern Tanzania, Economic Botany 54(3) (2000) 328-343.
  • Mbiti J. S., Introduction to African Religion: Praeger, New York, 1975.
  • Mbiti J. S., African religions and philosophy: London, UK: Biddles, 1989.
  • Norval A., 'Hybridization', The Im/Purity of the Political: In Sovereignty and Subjectivity, Ed. Edkins, Persram, and Pin-Fat, London: Leine Reiner Publishers (1999) 99-116.
  • Pouillon J., Malade et médecin: le même et/ou l'autre? Incidences de la psychanalyse Nouvelle Revue de Psychanalyse 1 (1970) 77.
  • Tabuti J. R. S., Dhillion S. S., and Lye K. A., Traditional medicine in Bulamogi County, Uganda: Its practitioners, users and viability. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 85 (2003) 119-129.
  • Ventevogel P., Whiteman's Things: Training and Detraining of Healers in Ghana; Health, Culture and Society, Studies in Medical Anthropology and Sociology; Het Spinhuis, Amsterdam, 1996.
  • WHO Promotion and Development of Traditional Medicine, Technical Report Series: WHO, Geneva (622) 1978.
  • Whyte S. R., Questioning Misfortune: The Pragmatics of un-certainty in Eastern Uganda; University of Copenhagen, Cambridge University Press, 1997.
  • Uganda Police, The State of child sacrifice in the country: A paper Presented at national workshop on child sacrifice at Imperial Royale Hotel, Kampala, 5th November, 2009.
Typ dokumentu
Bibliografia
Identyfikatory
Identyfikator YADDA
bwmeta1.element.ekon-element-000171352455

Zgłoszenie zostało wysłane

Zgłoszenie zostało wysłane

Musisz być zalogowany aby pisać komentarze.
JavaScript jest wyłączony w Twojej przeglądarce internetowej. Włącz go, a następnie odśwież stronę, aby móc w pełni z niej korzystać.