The Soul of the Bantu: A Sympathetic Study of the Magico-Religious Practices and Beliefs of the Bantu Tribes of Africa. Willoughby, illiam, harles.

The Soul of the Bantu: A Sympathetic Study of the Magico-Religious Practices and Beliefs of the Bantu Tribes of Africa

New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1928.

First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. xxvi, 476 pp, with index and bibliography. Original grey cloth (slightly soiled); no dust jacket. Corners rubbed. Internally clean and sound. Willoughby and his wife worked for several years as missionaries in Bechuanaland (now Botswana). He describes this very detailed study of Bantu ancestor worship as an effort "to find some particle of good therein that can be used for the moral and social betterment of the men who hold it dear, and especially for reconciling them to...the religion of Jesus."

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