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Jul

2ND QUARTER NIGER NEWS

CHRISTUS TOTUS
‘I’ AND ‘THOUS’ IN
SAINT AUGUSTINE

The African world thrives on the understanding that reality is interconnected, related and in harmony. A thing exits by belonging and suffers alienation by losing its belongingness. Thus, J.S. Mbiti reflecting the African structureof things would say that “I am because you are, and since you are, therefore, I am”. This is not just a philosophy for the African, it is a reflection of the orangic harmony of the human community.

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