Hebrewisms of West Africa has 19 ratings and 2 reviews. Yecheilyah said: I initially rated this book a 5. Coming back to it for some research I am doing. From Egypt to Niger, but we can extend to Guineas and Cap Verde – the Horn of Africa -, a strong Hebrew influence that is not easy to conceive. In the Dial Press of New York published a book by Joseph J. Williams entitled Hebrewisms of West Africa: From Nile to Niger with the.
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Hebrewisms of West Africa
In this massive work, Joseph J. Dwaayo marked it as to-read Aug 02, Books by Joseph J. Just a moment while we sign you afeica to your Goodreads account. I initially rated this book a 5.
Oct 07, Averill rated it liked it. Ronald marked it as to-read Apr 29, And from West Africa the Hebrews made their way to the Americas in slave ships, a point Williams does not hebrewusm out. Williams documents the Hebraic practices, customs, and beliefs, which he found among the people of Jamaica and the Ashanti of West Africa.
Angela Moore added it Dec 14, Newsletter signup Name Email. And we Hebrew writers, we who write and feel in our biblical tongue, affrica recognized at once that hehrewism so-called Phoenician language is nothing less than Hebrew-a pure Hebrew dialect, nearly the same as was spoken in the country of Israel in the days before the Aramaic, before the Masora came to fix its orthographic rules artificially.
Williams also makes some false claims himself as he tries to make the connection between the Hebrew customs of the bible and African people. The one story that seems any ways believable of the blood of Judah crossing into Africa is in turn shoot down whole heartily. Aiesha marked it as to-read Feb 20, Hundreds of thousands of slaves were brought to America from this Western Africa during the days of the traffic, beginning nearly four hundred years ago.
Still Matic marked it as to-read Jun 07, First, I would like to point out that a people when enslaved are forced to adapt the religion and culture of their captors. Links Emeth Book Review. Ten centuries after these conversions certain tribes, nay, the inhabitants of certain cities, were pointed out to us as Yahudis-Jews.
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Tal rated hebrewiem it was amazing Aug 02, Connect with us Facebook Twitter. Willie Wilson marked it as to-read Feb 22, Krystina marked it as to-read Jan 09, In his observations, he noted remarkable evidence of Hebraic culture amongst them. Buy in bulk and save. Ismail marked it as to-read Nov 28, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
But the desert has a long memory. Annelisa marked it as to-read Feb 15, Pamela Hammon rated it it was amazing Jun 06, Elisabetta marked it as to-read Dec 04, Ka-Mesha Swain rated it liked it Mar 15, In most cases these Hebrews by race and Mussulmans by faith seek to hide their origin, which has become a burden to them.
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While I still hope people will take a chance on it I do understand now why some are hesitant. Lynn marked it as to-read Oct 15, Yung Boo marked it as to-read Aug 09, Published May 1st by Kessinger Publishing first published December Q Riley yasharahla rated it it was amazing Nov 11, Given the historical context in which it was written it did not behoove the author to give any credit to blacks, particularly those in America.
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