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    Contrast legacies of cultural syncretism in Africa

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    Contrast legacies of cultural syncretism in Africa and the Americas with the resistance to cultural change Westerners encountered in China and India.

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    The religions and worship of the Americas and Africa were often based on the exterior. The gods they worshiped and gave thanks to were external and the power they held was for the external. The sun gods, the gods of fertility and gods of all the creatures and plants were externally engaged and were part of the cultural traditions. When Westerners appeared, their God was also external, though a singular entity. This met resistance, but was ...

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    The solution contrasts legacies of cultural syncretism in Africa.