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Waqa: Single God or Sky God; Conceptual Meaning, Attribute and Invocation among Tulama Oromo of Ethiopia


Religion is among the elements of Universal culture that should consideration taken as the diversity issue should be protected as the whole with classification building based on worldly concept of religious additive interpretation as alien concept giving that usually lead to hampering the diversity issue. With this regard, there is no known society without religion. For many centuries, the Oromo people of Ethiopia have adhered to their own indigenous religion called Wakefana (Waqqeffanna). The issues of this indigenous religion are seldom handled in the literature of the Oromo especially in line with the consideration of various dynamism processes among different Oromo groups and localities.

Meseret Bekele Gelaye*

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