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· May, 2007

Stories about Benin from May, 2007

Benin: New government rumored to be considering a Ministry of Religion

Babilown points to an article in Le Matin (Fr) about rumors that Benin's government plans to create a Ministry of Religion, and outlines the potential of such a ministry to...

Human Sacrifice & the Politics of Death

At Babilown, French-Beninian author Blaise Aplognan describes the religious and political function of human sacrifice (Fr) in ancient societies: “…its goal was to channel violence toward a (sacrificed) individual, toward...

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