In this historical context, the Christian view of marriage was nothing short of revolutionary.
Missing from Chinua Achebe’s account is the role played by scientific racism in driving British imperialist policy in the country.
The dead body has value because the human person does. How we treat our dead reflects our views on what we think about the living.
The “Ocean rights” approach would make the creatures of the sea co-equal with humans.
Some modern archaeologists have even gone so far as to claim that the archetype of the Great Mother has been a mythic universal.