Christian Scriptures are ‘Spiritual’ and Timeless, not the ‘Vocabulary of the Time’

Oghenovo Obrimah, PhD
7 min readMar 7

Suppose a story that is written in Yoruba, one of the three major languages in Nigeria, the most populous country in all of Sub-Saharan Africa. For context, one of every four persons in Sub-Saharan Africa is Nigerian.

There exists two different approaches to the interpretation of the hypothesized story into English. In the…

Oghenovo Obrimah, PhD

Educator and Researcher, Believer in Spirituality, Life is serious business, but we all are pilgrims so I write about important stuff with empathy and ethos