oa Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies - Unio analogica. Understanding African dynamistic patterns of thought
|Article Title||Unio analogica. Understanding African dynamistic patterns of thought|
|© Publisher:||Southern African Missiological Society (SAMS)|
|Journal||Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies|
|Affiliations||1 Lutheran Theologican College, Mapumulo, Zululand|
|Publication Date||Nov 1973|
|Pages||112 - 135|
|Keyword(s)||Creation myths, Divination, Forces of nature, Harmony of forces, Life and death balance, Psychic forces, Represents the master, Sorcery and Witchcraft|
The circle is the most telling symbol of the African world view. To comprehend its nature is to come close to the African feeling of unity and harmony. The area circumscribed by the circle is unbroken and whole. It has no top or bottom, no more or less. All the dynamics in this area combine to form a balanced harmony.
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