PROJECT TOPIC- IMPACT OF CHRISTIANITY ON AFRICAN TRADITION
The African traditional society is a homogenous and close one with its unique characteristic features that set it apart from other cultures of the world. Some of their beliefs and practices like Caste-system (osu-one dedicated to idol/god), and Slave (ohu) all in Igboland, killing of twins, and abinos, burying of chiefs/kings with slave, witch crafting, polygamy nude dressing and certain practices against women and widows etc appear to be evil in the contemporary society and therefore, need to be sermonized against so as to review them in the light of superior religion like Christianity. These evil beliefs and practices have become a source of great worry to some scholars in Africa especially as regards the impact of Christianity on African tradition with a focus on Ohaozara community, Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.
OBJECTIVE OF THE STUDY
The broad objective of the work therefore is to understand the impact of christianity on african tradition: a study of uburu community in ohaozara local government area of ebonyi state.
The study will look at:
SCOPE OF THE STUDY
This study focused on ascertaining the impact of Christianity on African tradition: a study of Uburu Community in Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. The study was restricted to Uburu Community in Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. Uburu occupies the South-Western part of the old Ohaozara Local Government Area. It is bounded to the North by Isu and Onicha, in the present Onicha Local Government, and Nkerefi in Enugu State; to the South by Okpanku in Ani Nri Local Governmechapter nt Area of Enugu State, and Akaeze in Ebonyi State; to the East by Okposi and Ugwulangwu in Ebonyi State; and to the West by Mpu and Oduma in Enugu State.
SOURCES AND METHODOLOGY
The methodology used consists of historical research into the impact of Christianity on African tradition: a study of Uburu Community in Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.
In this research work, the source of information is based on secondary data. The sources of data collection are online journals, bulletins and textbooks from various resourced sites and authors. Internet materials shall equally be used.