Yorùbá Deities and the Bible

Èshù: a name generally rebuked by all of Christian faith. Rightfully so, I must add. Why is that? Because Èshù is the Devil or Satan according to the Yorùbá translation of the Bible. S. A. Crowther, who was responsible for the translation around the mid nineteenth century, chose Èshù to be the Yorùbá equivalent of…

2005

He stations himself right in front of the rear guard. The centreback behind him to his right receives a pass from the goalkeeper. He readies himself. A pass in his direction is imminent. As anticipated, the pass comes. He traps the ball, then looks up to assess his options. He sees the wide forward on…