ISBN 9781942876014
Pages 106
Dimensions 203 x 127mm
Published 2015
Publisher Spears Media Press, Cameroon
Format Paperback

A Wealth of Wisdom

A Reference Collection of African Proverbs

by Babila Fochang

Among the Igbo, Chinua Achebe reminds us, proverbs are the palm oil with which words are eaten. This is true of the Igbo as it is for most peoples across the African continent. In this revised and enlarged volume, Rev. Babila Fochang serves us with a generous blend of proverbs from all regions of the continent. With over 800 proverbs covering an exhaustive range of themes and topics, you won't have to repeat a proverb for over two years.

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About the Author

Babila Fochang

Babila Fochang was born in Bali, Cameroon. He has served the Presbyterian Church as pastor in various capacities and currently serves as Synod Clerk since January 2015. He holds a Master of Theology in African Christianity from the University of Kwazulu Natal (UKZN) and currently completing his doctoral dissertation at the same institution. Fochang has published extensively on Christian and moral issues from an African perspective.