Norman Barnett?s book covers a wide range of historical, social, psychological and religious topics which are pertinent to the lives of Black people in today?s world. At the heart of the book is the encouragement to all people to look more objectively at the little known set of principles which govern the lives of the Akan people of Ghana and to see how these principles can be applied to meet the challenges of the modern world. The major objective of the work is to awaken interest in the spiritual Onyame a philosophical system which makes an attempt to provide the tools to develop new approaches to the fundamental difficulties which confront our people, who have been and continue to be plagued by dispossession and racism. This book is highly recommended for libraries, schools, colleges, universities and Churches. It is vital reading for students and academics in African studies, development studies, political science, anthropology as well as for everyone who is concerned about matters of the spirit and of the unseen force which guides us all.
Norman Barnett, better known to his friends as Bunny, has worked for over three decades in the Caribbean communities to raise awareness of their African Heritage.