Art & Humanities

Research Papers/Topics in Art & Humanities

DEVISING YORÙBÁ TERMINOLOGY FOR HUMAN DISEASES

   ABSTRACT Recently,  there  has  been  a  spate  of  scholar’s  interest  in  studying  language across  disciplines  so  as  to  expand  languages.  Previous  studies  on  terminology development  focus  on  politics,  computing,  literature,  methodology,  language  and numerals. Medicine as another field of inquiry  serves ...

Comparative Analysis of Culinary Terms between Zaar and English Language

ABSTRACTThis study focuses on Comparative Analysis of Culinary Terms between Zaar and English Language. It aims at comparing overt semantic features of culinary terms and the objectives are to identify the lexico-semantic components, distinguish these, owing to how they point to culture variation between Zaar and English. The Semantic Field and Componential Analysis Theories serve as descriptive models for the analysis. Through unstructured interview, introspection and written literature, the...

PROPHETISM and SCHOOLS OF THE PROPHETS In The OLD TESTAMENT

This paper discusses the prophetic ministry and the order of training employed at the time of the Old Testament. Worthy of note is that, the name given to bands of prophets or “sons of prophets”living together for instruction andbworship under Samuel, Elijah, and Elisha

An Idea into Suspension of Life (Support) from a Scriptural Bases

How should Christians come to the end of life? What is the appropriate use of technology to prolong life?How can we assure that when our time to die comes we will do it in answer to the call of God rather than because all of the technology of modern medicine has been exhausted?These are difficult questions. We will not find easy answers. We must never trivialize them. Nevertheless, I believe that if we immerse ourselves in the Scriptures and truly begin to think biblically, we will emerge...

Age-grade System of Benin

INTRODUCTION         Benin is a territory closely bounded by neighbouring towns , villages in Urhobo land , Yorubaland and so on . Each town draws from it's environment it's own History. This is what is termed as internal contradiction. Contradiction is used by Moa in his well known work , written by him in address to the Chinese Communist party. It is a word that is refered to as opposite. Moa rejects explainations that aremainly external causes because they are capa...

THEOLOGY OF DEATH; THE CHRISTIAN PERSPECTIVE AND MINISTRY TO THE DYING

Death is not something that we enjoy talking about, at least not seriously (the jokes are innumerable), and funerals are even less popular as a topic of serious conversation. Joseph Bayly called death The Last Thing We Talk About.  Yet such discussions ought not be left to the end, for if we have time to discuss it at the end (we often don’t since such appointments are rarely made in advance!), we are often in the least objective place to do so. Pain, grief, and sorrow typically color the ...

A Practical Guide to Investigative Journalism

Investigative journalism is one pain tasking area in the field of journalism as a whole. Many journalist do shy away from it not just because of the pains associated with getting the most concealed but most importantly the threats and risks that surrounds it. This lesson note clearly explain in a more practical way on how to carry out an investigative research successfully, and also serve as a guide to every students of mass communication. Data gathered during the course of this research was ...

BIBLICAL YOUNG ADULT COUNSELING

Working with teens has its own unique set of challenges and oftentimes as providers we’re relegated to positions of listener, mentor, and guide, regardless of whether or not we’re actual therapists or counselors. I have known many teachers who build authentic relationships with their students and in turn their students feel more comfortable talking to them about their problems rather than the school therapist. For educators ,it’s important to know that there are limitations to the cou...

AFRICAN INDEPENDENT CHURCHES (AICs): Overview of History, Achievements and Prospects

African Indigenous Church(AIC) is a Christian church independently started in Africa by Africans rather than by missionaries from another continent. African Indigenous Churches, also known as African Independent Churches, African Initiated Churches,African Instituted Churches, or just AICs, represent well over 10,000 independent Christian denominations in Africa. African Indigenous Churches are found in every region and country in Africa, but they are more adequately documented in west Af...

THE PENTATEUCH, ITS AUTHORSHIP DEBATE AND THE 613 MOSAIC LAWS

The first five books of the Bible (both Hebrew and Christian) are foundational to all of Scripture and rank as one of the most important portions of the Word of God (Wolf17).This is so because its theological and historical revelations are necessary for an understanding of the rest of the Old Testament and the New Testament as well.These five books contain, for example, God's revelation about the origin of the world with its emphasis on the creation of man made in the image of God, how sin...

OLD TESTAMENT COVENANT (types and foundations)

Covenant is one of the most important theological ideas in biblical theology. It is reflected in the traditional labels Old and New Testaments,i.e. ,covenants. The concept exists at significant points in the Bible’s storyline and is the theological glue that binds promise to fulfillment.  Psalm 25:14, David says,“The secret of the LORD is for those who fear Him, and He wilt make them know His covenant". The secret of covenant must be approached in the reverent fear of God. It is wit...

ASSESSMENT OF POLIO ERADICATION CAMPAIGN STRATEGIES

Abstract This research is on the assessment of Polio Eradication Campaign Strategies in Zaria. It is obvious that poliovirus was once a major challenge of Nigeria. The help of House to house meeting played a significant role in the eradication of poliovirus in Sabon-Gari Local Government, Zaria. The research used survey method and convenience non probability sample techniques to actualize the research, with objectives which includes; To determine the Communication strategies used i...

The World Teacher

This work is based on an analysis drawn on the role of the historian as a teacher. It deals with his method of studying facts and he forms his note latter delivered as lecture.

Womanhood and Identity in Lola Shoneyin THE SECRET LIVES OF BABA SEGIS WIVES

past few decades, African women scholars have weighed in on significant issues raised by feminists all over the world. With each new point of view, the knowledge base about the African woman’s life, thoughts and experiences continues to grow. This research explores female space and other aspects of the African woman’s social environment, re-examining questions of identity, womanhood and female empowerment in Africa by looking at Lola Shoneyin’s novel, The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s W...

A SEMANTIC STUDY OF UNIVERSITY OF UYO’S SLANG EXPRESSIONS

The rapid development of human society has a great influence on the most important tool of communication—language. The modern way of living goes faster and new trends are also reflected in the development of language in a form of various new words and expressions as well as the improvement, and facilitation of grammar structure. Comparison of these two linguistic areas shows that vocabulary grows rapidly that the communicative function of language claims more novel and concise expressions i...


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