Journal of
Languages and Culture

  • Abbreviation: J. Lang. Cult.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6540
  • DOI: 10.5897/JLC
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 131

Full Length Research Paper

The role of the ancient Egyptians' beliefs in the afterlife in preserving the ancient Egyptian cultural heritage

Jock Matthew Agai
  • Jock Matthew Agai
  • School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics, University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa.
  • Google Scholar


  •  Received: 20 September 2019
  •  Accepted: 16 January 2020
  •  Published: 30 April 2020

References

Agai JM (2013). An investigation into the ancient Egyptian cultural influences on the Yorubas of Nigeria. HTS Theological Studies 69(1):01-09.
Crossref

 

Agai JM (2015). Resurrection imageries: A study of the motives for extravagant burial rituals in ancient Egypt. Verbum et Ecclesia 3(1):1-7.
Crossref

 
 

Agai JM (2018). Ethniccracy: Can Africans think beyond ethnicity? Kwarts Publishers. Pretoria. Available at: 

View

 
 

Adamolekun K (2001) 'Survivors' Motives for Extravagant Funerals among the Yorubas of Western Nigeria. Death Studies 25(7):609-619.
Crossref

 
 

Adamo TD (2013). The African wife of Jeroboam (Ano?): An African reading of 1 Kings 14:1-18. Theologia Viatorum 37(2):71-87.

 
 

Awolalu OF (1979). Yoruba beliefs and sacrificial rites. Longman Group Limited. London.

 
 

Baker J (2017). Tourismification and integration of Buganda's culture in community Socio-economic activities for poverty reduction and sustainable development. Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering A 6:98-109.

 
 
   
 

Bond GC (1992). Living with Spirit: Death and Afterlife in African Religions. In: Death and afterlife: Perspectives of world religions Obayashi O (ed.). Greenwood Press. New York, USA. pp. 3-8.

 
 

Brier B (2013). Egyptomania: Our three thousand year obsession with the land of the Pharaohs, Macmillan. New York, USA.

 
 

Burland CA (1957). Ancient Egypt, Hulton Educational. London.

 
 

Carrington R (1965). A million years of man: The story of human development as a part of nature. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. London. Available at: 

View

 
 

Chirikure S (2013). Heritage conservation in Africa: The good, the bad, and the challenges. South African Journal of Science 109(1-2):1-3.
Crossref

 
 

Clarke P (2013). The stele of Merneptah-assessment of the final 'Israel' strophe and its implications for chronology. Journal of Creation 27(1):57-64.

 
 

Constable G (1973). The Neanderthals: The emergence of man, Time Life. Rotterdam.

 
 

Davies JD (1997). Death, ritual and belief: The rhetoric of funerary rites, Cassell. London.

 
 

Delafosse M (1931). The Negroes of Africa: History and Culture. Kennikat Press. New York.

 
 

El-Shahawy A (2005). The funerary art of ancient Egypt: A bridge to the realm of the hereafter, FaridAtiya. Cairo.

 
 

Gallagher M (2015). 19th century Egypt: The birth of Egyptology. Available at: 

View

 
 

Grosso M (1989). A postmodern mythology on death. In: Berger & Badham (eds.), Perspectives on death and dying, Charles. Philadelphia. pp. 232-242.

 
 

Hoppers CAO (2004). Culture, indigenous knowledge and development: The role of the university,' Bramfontein: Centre for Education Policy Development. Available at: 

View

 
 

Hultkrantz A (1982). Religion before history, in R. Beaver (ed.). Eeerdman's handbook to the world's religions, Lion. England, pp. 22-29.

 
 

Jeffreys D (2003). Views of ancient Egypt since Napoleon Bonaparte: Imperialism, colonialism and modern appropriations. UCL Press, London.

 
 

James TGH (1976). An introduction to ancient Egypt, Harper & Row. New York.

 
 

Jordan P (1976). Egypt the black land. Johnstone P, Ritchie A (eds.). Oxford: Phaidon.

 
 

Kamel Ahmed E (2015). What to conserve? Heritage, memory, and management of meanings. Archnet International Journal of Architectural Research 9(1):67-76.
Crossref

 
 

Lawuyi BO (1988). Obituary and ancestral worship: Analysis of a contemporary cultural form in Nigeria. Sociological Analysis 4(48):372-390.
Crossref

 
 

Leakey RE (1982). Human origins. Hamish Hamilton. London.

 
 

MacGregor G (1992).Images of afterlife, Paragon. New York.

 
 

Mbiti SJ (1977). Introduction to African religion, Heinemann. Ibadan.

 
 

Murnane WJ (1992). 'Taking it with you: The problem of death and afterlife in ancient Egypt,' H. Obayashi (ed.). Death and afterlife: Perspectives of world religions. Greenwood Press New York. pp. 35-48.

 
 

Opoku AK (1989). 'African Perspectives on Death and Dying, in Perspectives on death and dying: Cross-cultural and multidisciplinary views, Berger A, Badham P (eds.). Charles. Philadelphia. pp. 14-22.

 
 

Oyebade A (2004). 'Reconstructing the past through oral tradition. In: Lawal NS, Sadiku MNO, Dopamu A (eds.) in Understanding Yoruba life and culture. African World Press, Trenton. pp. 51-62.

 
 

Partridge RB (1994). Faces of Pharaohs: Royal mummies and coffins from ancient Thebes, The Rubison. London.

 
 

Redford DB (2006). A history of ancient Egypt: Egyptian civilization in context, Penn State. Iowa.

 
 

Rensberg HJ, Eck E (2008). Hell revisited: A socio-critical enquiry into the roots and relevance of hell for the church today. HTS Teologiese Studies 64(3):1499-1524.
Crossref

 
 

Richerson JP, Boyd R (2014). The Pleistocene and the origins of human culture: built for speed. Perspectives in Ethology 13:1-45.

 
 

Rouhi J (2017). Definition of cultural heritage properties and their values by the past. Asian Journal of Science and Technology 8(12):7109-7114.

 
 

Selicato F (2016). The concept of heritage. In Cultural Territorial Systems. pp. 7-12.
Crossref

 
 

Scales S (1995). A history of the interest in and study of ancient Egypt from an African-centered perspective. Master of Arts Thesis: Worcester, Clark Atlanta University.

 
 

Scheffler E (2000). Fascinating discoveries from the biblical world, Biblia. Pretoria.

 
 

Schwantes JS (1969). A short history of the ancient near east, Cushing-Mulloy. Grand Rapids.

 
 

Small A (1977).The concise encyclopedia of psychology and psychiatry, Franklin Watts. New York.

 
 

Spronk VK (1986). Beatific afterlife in ancient Israel and in the ancient near east. Butzon&Bercker. Kevelaer.

 
 

Trueblood DE (1963). General philosophy. Harper and Row, New York.

 
 

Tyldesley J (2005). Egypt: How a lost civilization was rediscovered. University of California Press. Los Angeles.