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Introduction: About Life and Health

Chapter 1. Scientific Language, Knowledge Frameworks and Ways of Reasoning
Chapter 2. Life Animation and Transmission: The Language of the Ancestors
Chapter 3. Life Resources, Sustenance, and Growth: The Language of the Spirit and Life-Force of Nature (kͻntͻnmε)
Chapter 4. Health Delivery and Healing Processes: The White Bagr Healing Cult and the Food Domain
Chpater 5. Health Delivery and Healing Processes: The Black Bagr Healing Cult and the Domain of Healing Toxins, the Inedible and Undomesticated
Chapter 6. Language and Cultural Ideation of Healing: The Healer and the Healing Cult (Tibr)
Chapter 7. The Healer, The Healing Cult and the Patient Observed

Conclusion: Nature and the Cosmic Life in Elements



Of Life and Health

The Language of Art and Religion in an African Medical System

Alexis Bekyane Tengan

252 pages, 18 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-78920-101-7 Hb Published (December 2018)

eISBN 978-1-78920-102-4 eBook