How is the Yoruba religion like& unlike christianity?

Answer The Yoruba religion originated in Central Africa, in what is now Nigeria and Benin. Though different in many ways from Christianity, they nevertheless share significant similarities and in certain ... Read More »

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When did christianity become a religion?

Christianity became solely its own religion after the Council of Nicea (Nice) in A.D. 325 when the church decided that it was separate from Judaism. Furthermore, Constantine granted toleration in A... Read More »

When was the christianity religion founded?

Christianity began when a Jewish preacher named Jesus was executed by the Roman government and his followers alleged that he had returned from the dead three days later. Scholars debate the precise... Read More »

How did the Anglo-Saxon religion differ from Christianity?

Britain has been a Christian nation for more than a thousand years. However, previous to the arrival of Roman Christians, the people of Britain, including the Germanic Anglo-Saxons, were pagan.Hist... Read More »

What is the meaning of Esu in Yoruba culture?

Esu is one of the Yoruba deities, or Orishas. Esu also is known as Eshu, Eshu Ellegba and many other names. Esu commonly is referred to as the mediator between the spiritual and physical worlds, an... Read More »