Read more about Blood Secrets: The True Story Of Demon Worship And Ceremonial Murder and other books by Isaiah Oke. Blood Secrets: The True Story of Demon Worship and Ceremonial Murder. Front Cover. Isaiah Oke, Joe R. Wright. Prometheus Books, – Biography. Blood Secrets: The True Story of Demon Worship and Ceremonial Murder. Front Cover. Isaiah Oke, Joe Wright. Berkley Books, – Blood – pages.
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That of course, is another sticking point with occultists. Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase. The author, a Yoruba tribesman recounts his initiation into manhood, and describes the rituals and beliefs of the juju religion.
Every student of sociology, cultural history and social anthropology should read this book – not to have their “eves opened” on Christianity and “Vodou” but to see how cultural changes influence secrfts perception and how easily people demonize their culture for promises of a better life “with God”. Regina Urdas added it Mar 02, References to this book Au coeur de l’extra-ordinaire Henri Broch Limited preview – This book was written my someone who was once initiated into West African Traditional religion and was then told by some Christian Missionary “Leave your horrible O,e Worship lke and start being a civilized man”!
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Oke drew the conclusion that the spirits he saw were the product of hallucinations brought about by the narcotic herbs used in Ju Ju and hysteria.
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Oke, a Yoruban Nigerian who works as a Christian missionary in west central Africa, bloo that juju –an age-old religion involving animal and human sacrifice, spells, curses and manipulation of good and evil sprits–flourishes in modern Africa. Would you like to tell ssecrets about a lower price? The girl told him and this is the part that really scares occultists! Now that Isaiah Oke has indeed embraced Christianity to its fullest, he has nothing better to do then demonize African religion – and of course heavily exaggerated on all of his previous experiences!
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Theresa Barkasy marked it as to-read Feb 27, Showing of 5 reviews. From inside the book. You forgot your password and you need to retrieve it.
Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. He did not simply “get scared by some missionary”. Andrew Cox added it Aug 08, If you’re not overly sensitive, buy it.
The one negative review is by someone who apparently didn’t read the book. Thanks for telling us about the problem. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Oke raises many good points in the book, such as AIDS spreading through Africa due to blood rituals more than anything else. Thank you for visiting Publishers Weekly. Wright Snippet view – Keith Veeder rated it it was amazing Apr 16, From Publishers Weekly Oke, a Yoruban Nigerian who works as a Christian missionary in west central Africa, claims that juju –an age-old religion involving animal and human sacrifice, spells, serets and manipulation of good and evil sprits–flourishes in modern Africa.
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