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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Williams entitled Hebrewisms of West Africa: His unbelief is hung on the reliability of it. Joseph J Williams compiles many years of research that gives africs details into the tribal customs of the people of West Africa. Connect with us Facebook Twitter.

I didn’t give this book one or two stars because of the many references to older sources, but I didn’t agree or buy what the author was selling. The author then in the center of the book deviates entirely from the main theme. Wallace D marked it as to-read Jun 09, Links Emeth Book Review.

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He initially examines the close relationship between the Jamaican and the Ashanti cultures and the folk beliefs. Sonya Senior rated it really liked it Mar 30, 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.

It is my belief that the Akan people come from such a source and are not the product of magical wandering Hebrews. Ot trivia or quizzes yet. Chris Jones is currently reading it Jun 09, The Solomonic line of kings story is debunked as a falsehood.


Hebrewisms of West Africa

He sites ,what feels like a thousand, other writers afrrica in an all but comical attempt to prove his idea of this magical “hebrewism” of west Africa. The one story that seems any ways believable of the blood of Judah crossing into Africa is in turn shoot down whole heartily.

Second, it would be foolish, if not racist to believe Egyptian culture is of anything but african origin. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. We hebrweism to never spam you, and just use your email address to identify you as a valid customer. As persecuted communities, they were rather more in danger than other Negroes of being raided by war parties and sold as slaves.

Posted by Neyo Webster at Ka-Mesha Swain rated it liked it Mar 15, hebrewis Williams notes the following irrefutable evidence of Hebrewisms in Africa: A friend of mine gave me his copy of Williams’ work, to give my opinion, after sitting with a group of Hebrew Israelites. Mark Washington marked it as to-read Feb 28, Cheriet Jordan rated it it was amazing Dec 23, Ten centuries after these conversions certain tribes, nay, the inhabitants of certain cities, were pointed out to us as Yahudis-Jews.

Kweli rated it it was amazing Dec 01, Awajoe marked it as to-read Oct 09, Refresh and try again. Tal rated it it was amazing Aug 02, I don’t buy it.

Laviyah Ayanna added it May 30, Paperbackpages. Lists with This Book. It just signals to me the importance of us reading and fact checking for ourselves.

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Hebrewisms Of West Africa From Nile To Nigar With The Jews

I initially rated this book a 5. Maleeck rated it wets liked it Dec 02, Newsletter signup Hebrewims Email. Denis Eyong rated it it was amazing May 31, The book is fill to the brim with shaky assumptions, None if any are the authors. Sunday, January 17, Book Review. Rlen Jamison rated it it was amazing Dec 02, Open Preview See a Problem?

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While Williams presents a strong case, his evidence, including hundreds of quoted sources, also builds a strong case for the reverse—that an indigenous, continent-wide belief system among African people stands at the very root of Hebrew culture and Western religion.

This is a new release of the original edition. And we Hebrew writers, we who write and feel in our biblical tongue, have recognized at once that this 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. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Aug 06, Yecheilyah Ysrayl rated it really liked it. Circumcision, the division of the tribes into twelve, blood sprinkling on their altars and doorposts, separation and purification after childbirth, menstrual uncleanliness, etc.