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From Primordial Waters to Human Origins

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Delve into the rich tapestry of Yoruba creation mythology as we embark on a journey from the depths of the sea to the dawn of human existence. "From Primordial Waters to Human Origins: Unveiling Yoruba Creation Myths" is a captivating exploration of the ancient beliefs and narratives that have shaped the cultural landscape of the Yoruba people. In this course, we will unravel the stories of key deities such as Olokun, the enigmatic deity of the sea; Obatala, the wise and creative force behind the birth of the world; and Oduduwa, the legendary progenitor of the Yoruba people. Through a blend of historical analysis, mythological interpretation, and cultural insights, students will gain a deeper understanding of the significance of these deities in Yoruba cosmology and the profound impact they continue to have on contemporary Yoruba society. From the creation of the universe to the emergence of humanity, we will examine the intricate web of myths, symbols, and rituals that underpin Yoruba mythology. Through comparative analysis and discussion, students will uncover the universal themes and enduring relevance of Yoruba creation myths, exploring their influence on art, literature, religion, and popular culture both within and beyond the African continent. This course is designed for anyone interested in mythology, religion, African studies, or cultural anthropology. Whether you are a seasoned scholar or a curious novice, "From Primordial Waters to Human Origins" offers a fascinating exploration of one of the world's most vibrant and enduring mythological traditions.

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