Those who have no understanding of the heritage of a people, in most cases, ascribe false meanings to the symbols of these people.
Chinua Achebe (1958:123-125) gave us the first Igbo description of the impact of that encounter between Igbo traditional religion and Christianity when Obierika said: How do you think we can fight when our own brothers have turned against us. White man is very clever. He came quietly and peacefully with his religion. We were amused […]