oa Boleswa Occasional Papers in Theology and Religion - Tradition and modernity in Africa: a reflection on influence of European ideology

Volume 2006, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1818-3816



The theme ""Tradition and Modernity in Africa,"" means we are talking about ""traditional Africa or modern Africa."" But what exactly do we mean? Second question then arises is, whether these two aspects are 'antithesis' or 'synthesis' to each other. A theoretical outline informs the conception of tradition and modernity in Africa and how the lives of ordinary African men and Woman enlighten or meet the requirements paradigms of modernization?

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