Things Fall Apart Essay | Things Fall Apart -The difference between the clan's beliefs & the christian's beliefs

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Things Fall Apart -The difference between the clan's beliefs & the christian's beliefs

Summary: Look at pages 126-129 and examine the differences between the clan's beliefs and the Christian beliefs. Why does the clan have so much trouble understanding the Christian' ideas.
There are many differences between the Clan's beliefs and Christian's beliefs. This is illustrated on pages 126-129, in the mention of `the one true god.' Both the tribe and the Missionaries have different perceptions on who this one true god is. The clan has trouble understanding the Christian beliefs as they have lived in an untouched tribal existence for so long. They have only ever been aware of their own culture, which makes it hard for them to adjust to the ways of the Christians.

On arrival, the missionaries barely understand the tribe. They have very little knowledge of the cultural beliefs or rituals that the tribe revere. It seems inappropriate that they are willing to declare that the villagers' beliefs are false. "He told them that they worshipped false gods, gods of wood and stone...

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