Books tagged: orality

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Using Audio Bibles to Make Disciples In Oral Cultures
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 8,960. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
An Igbo pastor from Nigeria recently said to me, "You teach us that we must understand the Bible to be good pastors. How can we do that when we can't even read our own language?" With 50% of the world's population unable to read, how will vernacular Bibles impact the villages and towns where traditional oral cultures still prevail?
The Search for African Orality
Series: In search of human culture. Price: $30.99 USD. Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Africa is commonly seen as the 'oral' continent, a contrast to 'literate Europe'. The anthropologist Ruth Finnegan, building on long experience of Africa's oral arts from both documentary and first-hand field sources, queries this notion and reveals Africa as the site of both oral and literate practices, and astoundingly rich in each. Remarkably readable as well as illuminating .
I have a different story
Price: Free! Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Literate ordinary people are not easily bambazzled. This free ebook is part of the Talkback project that through animated videos, ebooks and a 130,000 book tells the history and science of the technology that fires up or kills talkback. Kickstarter is been used to obtain funds to create the video series. This short ebook is a sample of the big book (it is a reward) for potential pledgers.