Jude Onebunne


The Igbo concept of Mmanwu has masquerade as its English lexical equivalent in meaning. As part of the tradition and culture of Igbo people, Mmanwu is very central to every facet of the Igbo cosmology. Using the method of philosophical analysis, the researcher finds out that the concept of Mmanwu as something positively created, instituted and empowered beyond man as spirit to act on behalf of the people for the people within the human society but has been bastardized in our contemporary society by the uninformed youth and in the name of civilization and often in the name of religion.  Keywords: Mmanwu, Igbo, World view

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