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8 edition of The Hero with an African Face found in the catalog.

The Hero with an African Face

Mythic Wisdom of Traditional Africa

by Clyde W. Ford

  • 34 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Bantam .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore,
  • Myths & mythology,
  • Mythology, African,
  • Folklore & Mythology - Mythology,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Literature: Folklore/Mythology,
  • Africa,
  • Ethnic & Tribal,
  • General,
  • Social Science / African-American Studies,
  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • African mythology,
  • Spiritual life

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7826402M
    ISBN 100553378686
    ISBN 109780553378689

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The Congo's epic hero Mwindo is the sacred warrior who shows us the path each person must travel to discover his true destiny. These and other important African myths show us the history of African Americans in a new light--as a hero's journey, a courageous passage to a hard-won by: African myths convey the perennial wisdom of humanity: the creation of the world, the hero's journey, our relationship with nature, death, and resurrection.

In this remarkable book, Clyde Ford restores to us the lost treasure of African mythology, /5. The Congo's epic hero Mwindo is the sacred warrior who shows us the path each person must travel to discover his true destiny. These and other important African myths show us the history of African Americans in a new light—as a hero's journey, a courageous passage to a hard-won : This book is a good read and dwells on the many myths and folklore tales that African ancestors had with regards to creation, the journey of the different heroes in each story from across the continent.

I appreciated the author’s occasional personal stories and anecdotes input in the book/5. As Clyde W. Ford points out in his book The Hero with an African Face: Mythic Wisdom of Traditional Africa, African-Americans face a special challenge in recognizing the myths they are living.

If they turn only to Western traditions to find out what it means to be black, for instance, they find a predominance of legends that tell of white gods triumphing over black devils.

In this remarkable book, Clyde Ford restores to us the lost treasure of African mythology, bringing to life the ancient tales and showing why they matter so much to us today.

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