The Concept of the Witch

The concept of the Witch in Western culture has gone through a rather interesting evolution, morphing from ‘wise one’ to ‘bride of Satan,’ and then to a watered down neo-pagan cult figure. The neo-pagan view can safely be ignored, I think, since it is not a real belief but more […]

Nigeria’s Bizarre Version of Ragging

In Nigeria where I live, around this time of the year, it becomes a common sight to see youths, usually in groups of three or four, walking the streets in outrageous costume, chanting incomprehensible rhythm, gyrating to an unseen band, and holding elaborately decorated cans. Now if you, a first […]

The Purpose of Gospel Music

Music does and always has played an important part in people’s lives. People have always used something to create music, as a means of entertainment. Music is not only an entertainment but also a way for people to relax and motivate and even worship. Some think music and other forms […]

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