n Filosofia Theoretica: Journal of African Philosophy, Culture and Religions - Metaphysics of kola nut : towards an authentic African Igbo communion; a challenge to Christianity
|Article Title||Metaphysics of kola nut : towards an authentic African Igbo communion; a challenge to Christianity|
|© Publisher:||Calabar School of Philosophy|
|Journal||Filosofia Theoretica: Journal of African Philosophy, Culture and Religions|
|Affiliations||1 Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria|
|Publication Date||Jul 2013|
|Pages||517 - 531|
Apart from economic and medicinal importance of kola nut, its metaphysical significance especially among the traditional Igbo Africans, calls for more exposition. In this paper, within the context of Igbo Africans' worldview, we shall expose the nature, existence and reality of kola nut especially the traditional Igbo specie called 'Oji Igbo' botanically called 'cola acuminata' or 'atrophora'.
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