Emissaries of an Iconic Religion


Emissaries of an Iconic Religion

Missionary activity in Africa, coupled with the recent growth of the Pentecostal movement, have contributed to the widespread misrepresentation of traditional religious practices in Nigeria. Indigenous philosophies and the belief systems that influence daily life have been either ignored or disparaged. Emissaries of an Iconic religion is an ethnographic documentation of people in disappearing traditions and aims to redress this cultural negation.