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Preying Mantis 2 By Francis Egbokhare
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The Preying Mantis is an insect. In traditional mythology, there are many superstitious beliefs about it. It is a mysterious and fear inspiring insect. Children are afraid to kill it to avoid... More > unpleasant circumstances. Growing up in the village, I reverenced the praying mantis. Children broke many taboos in the village setting. Nevertheless, when adults witness or hear about any taboo being broken they take children through some form of cleansing. The praying mantis became for me a symbol of control, rigidity of traditions, unquestioning loyalty and blind faith. In 2004, when the Nigerian Tribune asked me to write a column for their Sunday edition, I thought of a way to be obvious while being obscure. I also wanted to be critical in a humorous and respectful way because the Nigerian media in my opinion was full of aggressive and abusive writers at the time. I thought I should prey on the prevailing mindset without denigrating the belief system. Preying Mantis stood for two values: change and reflection.< Less
Preying Mantis By Francis Egbokhare
eBook (ePub): $2.99
The Preying Mantis is an insect. In traditional mythology, there are many superstitious beliefs about it. It is a mysterious and fear inspiring insect. Children are afraid to kill it to avoid... More > unpleasant circumstances. Growing up in the village, I reverenced the praying mantis. Children broke many taboos in the village setting. Nevertheless, when adults witness or hear about any taboo being broken they take children through some form of cleansing. The praying mantis became for me a symbol of control, rigidity of traditions, unquestioning loyalty and blind faith. In 2004, when the Nigerian Tribune asked me to write a column for their Sunday edition, I thought of a way to be obvious while being obscure. I also wanted to be critical in a humorous and respectful way because the Nigerian media in my opinion was full of aggressive and abusive writers at the time. I thought I should prey on the prevailing mindset without denigrating the belief system. Preying Mantis stood for two values: change and reflection.< Less
Song of my Dream By Francis Egbokhare
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“The collection is truly a ‘food for the soul’ as they can truly grow the Christian, if the meditations were meant to promote us actually, it will manifest in what we do with the... More > poems: ‘Meditation’ not entertainment. His style of presenting the poems again brings to the fore, the ‘Christian Bible Navigator’ that he is.” — Ven. Dr. Adams Otuoze U. Onuka, Institute of Education University Ibadan “This book is certainly a product of the writer’s encounter with God. Full of inspiration and encouragement for the weary and discouraged.” — Bishop Taiwo Adelakun, Victory International Church, Oluyole Estate, Ibadan< Less
The Christ Conscious Mind By Francis Egbokhare
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This collection gives the author’s perspective on a number of issues bordering on his Christian life and responsibility. There is a bit more for the general reader who is not impressed by... More > religion. He has written primarily for those who would like to be known as Christians. The first three chapters deal with Christian lifestyle, responsibility and righteousness. Chapter four to nine take on different topics form faith and works, attitude, dignity of labour and the author’s thoughts on life held together by the foundations of faith.< Less

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