Item description for The Credo of Being and Nothingness by Wole Soyinka...
From the first African Nobel Laureate, this is the first in a series of Olufosoye Annual Lectures on Religions, delivered at the University of Ibadan in 1991. Soyinka, in his characteristically stimulating way, discusses the religions of Nigeria in their national context, and other religions from around the world. The author says "At one conceptual level or the other...deeply embedded as an article of faith, is a relegation of this material world to a mere staging-post...then universal negation...Existence, as we know it, comes to the end that was pre-ordained from the beginning of time. Indeed, time itself comes to anend."
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Studio: Spectrum Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.87" Width: 5.28" Height: 0.16" Weight: 0.44 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2003
Publisher Spectrum Books
ISBN 9782461180 ISBN13 9789782461186
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More About Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka--playwright, novelist, poet and polemical essayist--was born in Nigeria in 1934. Educated there and at Leeds University, he worked in the British theatre before returning to West Africa in 1960. In 1986 he became the first African writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Wole Soyinka has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Ife, Nigeria, and Cornell University, New York W. E.B. D.